By Michael Ausiello
Updated May 10, 2010 at 12:00 PM EDT

Image Credit: Patrick EcclesineMichael Steger is going from being surrounded by metaphorical bloodsuckers to literal ones: The 90210 actor has been tapped to guest star on True Blood, sources confirm to me exclusively.

Steger will play Tony, a gay prostitute who gets picked up by King of Mississippi Russell Edgington (Denis O’Hare) because of his resemblance to his current steady, Talbot (Theo Alexander).

Steger will appear in one episode of the drama’s upcoming third season and may return on a recurring basis in season 4. Sounds like someone may have discovered a loophole in his 90210 contract. Or maybe not. According to a 90210 insider, there are no plans for Steger to leave the show.

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