Joey Haro is about to make things a little awkward for his familia in his next television project…
The Cuban-American actor, who has appeared on MTV’s Awkward and Fox’s Glee, has landed the role of Junior in NBC’s comedy pilot Welcome to the Family.
He’ll portray the son of Latino parents, portrayed by Despertate Housewive’s Ricardo Chavira and Six Feet Under’s Justina Machado in the project, which chronicles just how two cultures collide when a white family and a Latino family are united by their children, who fare falling in love must deal with an unplanned pregnancy.
Mike O’Malley and Mary McCormack will also star in the comedy pilot as the white parents.
Haro, best known for portraying Clark Stevenson on Awkward and one of the dapper Warblers on Glee, appeared on Broadway as Chino in the West Side Story revival in 2009.