Manny Pérez is preparing for a lovely role…
The 44-year-old Dominican actor has been cast in Ira Sachs’ Love Is Strange, which is currently filming in New York City.
Perez will portray Roberto, the partner to Cheyenne Jackson’s character, in the drama about an older gay couple (Alfred Molina and John Lithgow) forced to live separately with friends and family shortly after they marry.
Love is Strange also stars Tracy Letts and Marisa Tomei.
Perez, best known for his roles on television Third Watch and the film Washington Heights, will be starring in 2014′s Crosstown and will appear in the upcoming season of Showtime’s Homeland.