CW's nighttime teen drama 90210 has cast Canadian pop star Kyle Riabko in a gay role.

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Riabko will play the lost love interest of a regular male character on the show. The 22-year-old performer is currently starring in the Broadway revival of HAIR.

Producers previously announced that three men are being considered for a coming out gay storyline when the series returns in the fall: Matt Lanter, who plays bad boy Liam Court, Trevor Donovan, who plays all-American jock Teddy Montgomery, or Michael Steger, who plays romantic Navid Shirazi.

Bloggers seem to be in agreement that Donovan's character will be courting Riabko when he joins the show. reported Saturday that an unnamed source had confirmed to them that Donovan would play gay.

In an interview with's Greg Hernandez, Donovan said he'd be “honored” to play the role.

“To tell you the truth, I would be honored and flattered and excited if it was me,” he said. “Because not only would it be a great opportunity to sort of display and showcase your acting chops, but it's also a great opportunity to [portray the] struggle of coming to that fruition, the realization.”

90210 returns to the CW on September 13.