'Law & Order' vet Meloni to join 'True Blood' cast

Chris Meloni attends the New York Comedy Festival's Stand Up For Heroes benefit in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

December 14, 2011 10:53:46 AM PST
HBO says "Law and Order" veteran Chris Meloni will be sinking his teeth into a role on vampire drama "True Blood."