Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony will reprise his guest-starring Hawthorne role as a series regular, TNT announced Monday.

The Grammy-winning singer played police Detective Nick Renata in two episodes last season. His newly expanded role in the medical drama comes as nurse Christina Hawthorne (Jada Pinkett Smith) struggles with the news she's pregnant by her on-again-off-again flame, Dr. Tom Wakefield (Michael Vartan).

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Anthony co-starred with wife Jennifer Lopez in the 2007 film El Cantante.

Hawthorne returns for Season 3 in June.