By Michael Ausiello
Updated July 01, 2010 at 01:31 PM EDT

Image Credit: Paul Redmond/WireImage.com90210 has procured a fresh slab of beefcake for its upcoming third season.

Former soap star Blair Redford — probably best known as the third Miguel on NBC’s defunct Passions — is joining the CW soap in a major recurring role, sources confirm to me exclusively. And what role would that be? Keep reading for the deets…

Redford will play Oscar, a handsome, charismatic, and charming Brit that a show insider describes as “one part Talented Mr. Ripley, one part young Johnny Depp, and all parts sexy.” But don’t be fooled. Oscar, who moves in with Ivy and her mom, is trouble with a capital “T” that rhymes with “P” that stands for pot stirrer.

This isn’t Redford’s first brush with The CW. The actor had a role in the network’s ill-fated drama pilot Betwixt.

90210‘s third season (and first on Monday night!) premieres on Sept. 13.

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