From left: Prince Michael Jackson, Blanket Jackson and Paris Jackson  last year.

From left: Prince Michael Jackson, Blanket Jackson and Paris Jackson last year. Photo: AP

Michael Jackson's eldest son is set to follow his sister Paris into acting after landing a small role on hit US TV series 90210.

Prince Michael recently turned TV correspondent to interview Oz The Great and Powerful actors James Franco and Zach Braff for US news show Entertainment Tonight and now he's stepping in front of the camera to make his screen debut.

The 16-year-old will play Cooper, a trauma victim who forms a close bond with Jessica Stroup's character Erin Silver, and he will begin filming his scenes for 90210's season five finale this week, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Prince Michael's younger sister Paris is also hoping to make it as an actress after making her film debut in upcoming fantasy movie Lundon's Bridge and The Three Keys.

WENN