Yup, Shaquille O'Neal is Attending Film School
Today's entry in the annals of Hollywood dilettantism can be found on the back lot at Universal, where recently retired NBA legend and erstwhile rapping genie Shaquille O'Neal has taken up... film school.
Shaq is about to complete the Filmmaking Conservatory at the New York Film Academy's branch at Universal Studios Hollywood. Shaq's been very hands-on during directing and cinematography classes -- walking his crew through stunts [photo at right] ... and shooting on the studio's famous back lot. [...] According to the school, Shaq has been "incredibly humble, funny, and likable" ... or just the usual Shaq.