Edie Falco’s love life is heating up on Nurse Jackie.
TVLine has learned exclusively that Rescue Me‘s Adam Ferrera is joining the Showtime dramedy’s Season 5 cast as a love interest for Falco’s titular nurse.
Ferrera’s character, who is an NYPD officer, will recur throughout the season.
Also checking into All Saints Hospital in Season 5 is Morris Chestnut. The American Horror Story alum will play a former Army medic who is hired as a trauma doctor.
Nurse Jackie is slated to return in early 2013.Follow @MichaelAusiello