Matt Di Angelo is set to leave EastEnders as character Dean Wicks “gets his comeuppance”, said the source, adding: “Matt’s exit will be explosive. Viewers are in for a nail-biting treat.”
EastEnders had huge ratings last year following the storyline which see Matt's character Dean rape his brothers wife Linda Carter.
The series’ executive producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins said: “There is justice. And how it’s meted out will be satisfying but shocking too.”
The insider went on: “We’re giving nothing away but there’s lots more drama to come.”
Dean is forefront of another couple of storylines at the moment, his custody battle with Shabnam over Jade and the abusive relationship of Roxy Mitchell.
The insider said: “Matt has been wonderful on EastEnders and it has been great having him here.”
Some elements of this article is from The Mirror