James Frain

Burn Notice has sucked in True Blood's James Frain to guest-star on an upcoming episode, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Frain, 43, will play the powerful owner of a pharmaceutical company behind several medical breakthroughs, who is willing to go to great extremes to protect its secrets. He will appear in the ninth episode of Season 5.

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Frain recurred on True Blood last season as vampire Franklin Mott and most recently starred on the short-lived superhero series The Cape.

Burn Notice premieres on Thursday, June 23 at 9/8c on USA.