AJ Pritchard and brother Curtis joined Hollyoaks in her first role as on-screen actors.
The couple will play twin brothers on the show and will appear on screen in the coming weeks.
According to reports, the former Strictly Come Dancing pro AJ (26) has already shot his first scenes.
AJ and Curtis Pritchard join Hollyoaks
In the meantime, 24-year-old Love Island star Curtis will be shooting his film in the next few days.
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The brothers’ characters will apparently be involved in the opening of a dance school opened by freshman Trish Minniver – played by Denise Welch.
AJ said, “I can’t believe we’ll be in Hollyoaks. We grew up watching the show on TV and it has always been one of our favorite drama series.
What did Curtis say?
“Our characters are fantastic and we can’t wait for everyone to see us bring them to life.”
In the meantime, Curtis added, “I am very excited to be working with my brother AJ on a show we saw as a kid!
Our characters are amazing and we can’t wait for everyone to see us bring them to life.
“I am also excited to continue our journey with Channel 4 and E4.”
A source also related The sun: “The brothers are unlikely to do anything, but they are willing to try new things.
“It was an idea that was discussed some time ago and both parties seemed excited so they did it.
“AJ and Curtis are fat as thieves and look identical. So it won’t be a problem at all to play a pair of twin brothers. They hope it will show a different side to a Strictly and Love Island viewer who has already seen it. “
It comes after AJ left BBCs Strictly last year and said at the time that he wanted to explore other options.
He said, “After four years on Strictly Come Dancing, AJ has decided it is time to leave the show and pursue his dreams.
“Exploring possibilities in the presenting world together with his brother Curtis.”
He added, “He looks forward to all of you who join him on the next chapter of his journey.”
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He also starred in the 2020 version of I’m A Celebrity, which was filmed in Wales due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Meanwhile, Curtis rose to fame on Love Island in 2019 before getting jobs with The Greatest Dancer and Celebs Go Dating.
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