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Former TOWIE ladies' man Mark Wright has reportedly become the latest celebrity to make the move from the small to the big screen after landing a movie role, playing Kelly Brook's love interest in a British gangster flick.

Reports say that the 25-year-old Essex lothario will be join an impressive cast which will include Kelly Brook, Danny Dyer and Tamer Hassan.

The former Only Way is Essex star has not hidden his desire to move into films since leaving the hit ITV reality show last year to take part in I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!

A source close to Wright told the Sun that he was ecstatic about getting his big break.

"Mark is keen to get into acting and Cockney gangster films are right up his street," the friend said.

"He loves The Business and Football Factory so it's a dream for him to work with Danny and Tamer."

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