Former telenovela star Jason Canela will heat up Genoa City next month.
EW has learned exclusively that the actor who played Omar Robles on Fox’s baseball drama Pitch has been cast as Arturo on The Young and the Restless. Canela will depict a charismatic building contractor who uses his charm to, ahem, sway a client.
He’ll appear Feb. 2 on the CBS sudser.
Besides his work in Pitch, Canela had a supporting role in the YouTube Red digital series Long Distance. He also starred in several telenovelas, including Donde Esta Elisa (Telemundo), Cosit