Jack Whitehall is apparently hoping to play his own father on TV.

The comedian's dad, Michael Whitehall, could see his 2007 memoirs Shark Infested Waters - about his formative years and his life as an agent for top actors - adapted for the small screen.

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Jack Whitehall

And if it goes ahead, Jack is said to be keen to play him, reported The Sun.

A source said: "It's early days but Jack has his eye on the role.

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"He'd love to play his dad."

Michael, who is said to be in talks about the adaptation, has had some A-list clients over the years, including Colin Firth, Dame Judi Dench and Richard E Grant.

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