Former X Factor star Jake Quickenden is being lined up for a role in Hollyoaks. The Sun has reported that the producers are considering casting him in the soap.
Jake has appeared on the X Factor twice and took part in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! where he finished as the runner up in 2014.
Jake himself has fuelled speculation about his potential appearance in Hollyoaks on Twitter with numerous tweets about some exciting things coming up in 2016.
Thanks to anyone who supported me in 2015 whether it was X factor or the Jungle…. Stay with me for 2016 it’s gonna be even better ❤️RT❤️
— Jake Quickenden (@JakeQuickenden) December 30, 2015
Jake isn’t shy of the limelight having already appeared in reality shows, but being part of a TV soap could be a big move and a big step in his career. But would Hollyoaks fans like the idea of this happening? Could this boost the viewers ratings?