The actor, best known for starring on The Originals for five seasons, is joining the cast of Roswell, New Mexico for its third season.
Deadline first reported the news.
He is set to play Heath, "Liz’s ambitious colleague at a high-tech laboratory in Los Angeles. Despite his casual irreverence, which Liz finds infuriating, Heath cares deeply for his work and like Liz, is willing to do whatever it takes to make the world a better place," according to the outlet.
He and Liz struggle to agree on anything, but his different approach ultimately pushes her to break her old patterns and discover new ways of looking at the world.
Krueger might be pulling double duty on the series after landing the male lead in Showtime pilot Yellowjackets, with the cabler yet to make a decision on the future of the project.