CORONATION Street star Maximus Evans has revealed he almost played a very different character in the soap. The actor - who plays killer Corey Brent in the ITV soap - originally auditioned to play Corey's victim, Seb Franklin.
Visit our Coronation Street page for the latest gossip Find all Coronation Street spoilers here Viewers watched last week as Corey and his gang viciously beat Nina Lucas and boyfriend Seb - ultimately leading to Seb's death.
Speaking to The Sun, Maximus said his journey to landing a role on the cobbles has "come full circle". He said: "I auditioned for Corrie a couple of times over the years.
I actually got very close to playing Seb when that role first came up. "I screen-tested for Seb and I was saying this to Harry,.Read more on thesun.co.uk