Actor Aaron Fontaine, who plays Ricky the ex-boyfriend of main character Venus in the online drama Venus vs Mars, has bagged himself a new role in Hollyoaks.

The actor will be joining the soap as returning character Sonny Valentine, replacing Devon Anderson who was the actor that used to play him.


Aaron will be replacing Devon Anderson

Devon played the character from 2006-7, making it seven years since Sonny Valentine was last seen on our TV screens.

However, there was no love lost between the two actors who are real life friends, as Devon tweeted Aaron wishing him the best in his new role:

Also, now that Aaron has joined probably the best looking cast on TV, does that mean we should look forward to some Hollyoaks calender shoots?

Aaron Fontaine