Lara Pulver and Michael Steger join True Blood cast
Lara Pulver has joined the cast of True Blood. The British actress will appear in the drama as the fairy godmother of Sookie, Entertainment Weekly reports that her character Claudine is said to have a big role in at least two of Charlaine Harris’s Southern Vampire novels. Pulver previously starred in the BBC’s version of Robin Hood as Isabella.
Michael Steger has also landed a role in True Blood. The actor currently stars as Navid in 90210 but Entertainment Weekly reports that he will appear in one episode of the vampire drama’s third season. He is expected to play a gay prostitute called Tony who gets picked up by King of Mississippi Russell Edgington (Denis O’Hare) because he looks similar to his partner Talbot (Theo Alexander). Steger may also return as a recurring character in the fourth season of True Blood. However, a 90210 insider insisted that there are currently no plans for Steger to leave the show.