Ricky’s new roles

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RICKY Whittle is excited about his latest acting work.

The former Billinge resident who used to date his fellow Hollyoaks co-star Carley Stenson has tweeted to fans a cryptic message about a new role in a US drama.

He posted: “Heading to the studios for my first day on set of another great US series. Will let you know what soon.”

The 32-year-old who moved to LA a few years ago is also part of The 100, an American post-apocalyptic drama television series, which premieres in the States March 19 and will be aired on E4 later this year.

Ricky has tweeted that there have already been rave reviews, saying: “It continues to be addictive. I think people are going to really like it.” He also starred in film Austenland, which is currently Amazon’s number one bestseller in comedy movies.