'Hollyoaks' is more renowned for being trashy Sunday morning hangover telly than for being a quality drama that produces top stars, but it looks like Emma Rigby is fast changing that.

The former star of the Channel 4 soap is currently filming a new film in the US and was looking sizzling on the set of 'Plastic' yesterday.

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From soap star to film star: Emma Rigby

Emma - who played bulimic Hannah Ashworth in the series from 2005 to 2010 - was seen on set in Miami as she filmed the British flick.

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Emma was sizzling in a blue two piece on the Miami beach

Wearing nothing more than a bikini, the pretty blonde flaunted her amazing beach body as she splashed about in the waves.

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The 'Hollyoaks' star is filming new film 'Plastic'

'Plastic' tells the story of two uni students who set up a credit card fraud scam, but when they pick the wrong victim, the are forced to enlist Emma's character to help them pull of a diamond heist.

Emma was most recently seen on the small screen in an episode on BBC drama 'Ripper Street'.

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