London: TV actor James Lomas is ready to join the cast of the show ‘EastEnders’. He will essay the role of Jake Stone, a charmer.
"I`m over the moon to be joining the cast of `EastEnders`. I have admired the show for many years and I can`t wait to start working with such a strong cast of actors," thesun.co.uk quoted Lomas, 33, as saying.
"Jake Stone is a great character to play and I`m really looking forward to getting my teeth stuck into the role," said the actor, known for his role in the show "Hollyoaks".
The show`s executive producer, Lorraine Newman, is confident Lomas` presence on "EastEnders" will add to its popularity.
"We`re delighted to welcome Jamie to the world of Walford. I have no doubt he`ll make a big impact on screen as Jake Stone. The show`s about to enter a really exciting period which Jamie will be a huge part of, with a great storyline allowing him to truly shine," said Newman.