The Coronation Street star is said to have signed a new deal to stay with attorney Adam Barlow, despite previously hinting he could ditch the soap in his current storyline
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Coronation Street’s Sam Robertson has signed a new deal to stay on the ITV channel despite rumors swirling that he may be pulling out amid doubts about the direction his character Adam Barlow is taking. towards.
But the 36-year-old has signed on to stay on the cobblestones of Weatherfield for another year despite hinting that he may skip his current Fatal Attraction-style storyline.
A source told The Sun: “Sam is a huge talent and the bosses are delighted he has signed a new contract.
“He has some explosive storylines coming up with Adam facing the loss of everything because of Lydia, his deranged ex.”
This comes after the actor said he felt Lydia Chambers, played by Rebecca Ryan, the plot that engulfed his marriage was too similar to when Adam cheated on Carla Connor in late 2020.
“Sometimes you pick a script and I feel like I’m doing that scene like I did 12 months ago,” he said.
“I had a bit of trouble with it at first because we were doing a storyline where Adam was fighting Carla. I don’t know if it’s too early to do more of that?
“Tina and I worked together and got along so well that it suddenly became a relationship. So it’s hard to do it again so soon.
“Sometimes it’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel, it’s been five and a half months that we’ve been involved in this storyline.
“I definitely feel it needs recalibrating. Who is this character that I am playing now? With the confusion that Adam was feeling, I felt that I was an actor. ”
Sam returned to Corrie cobbles in 2017 after a decade away and is now entering his sixth year playing Adam again.
Meanwhile, amid a schedule change that will put Corrie in direct competition with EastEnders, producer Iain MacLeod said it’s an “exciting time” for the show.
“These stories will transport us into an hour-long era with all the drama, humor, twists and signature grip that Corrie viewers expect,” he said.
“We have a heart-stopping historical drama for Sarah, about the knife-filled confrontation between Adam and his tormentor Lydia, which will leave you wondering who is the bad guy. All this in one large serving every night. What if you don’t love? ”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/coronation-streets-sam-robertson-stay-26372250 Coronation Street's Sam Robertson to stay on soap as Adam Barlow despite rumors of leaving