21/07/2015 07:03 BST | Updated 21/07/2015 07:59 BST

Sigourney Weaver To Appear In 'Doc Martin' Alongside Martin Clunes

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Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver is set to make an unexpected appearance on our TV screens, as it appears that she’s landed a guest role in ‘Doc Martin’.

The ITV drama is currently being filmed in Port Isaac, Cornwall, and plenty of fans have rushed to have a sneak peek at filming.

In one video uploaded to YouTube, Sigourney can be seen filming with Martin, and an ITV spokeswoman has now confirmed that the star will be appearing in the next series of ‘Doc Martin’, but her role has not been revealed.

See Sigourney filming in this video (story continues below)...

Sigourney is famous for appearing in plenty of huge, Hollywood movies, including ‘Alien’, ‘Avatar’ and ‘The Village’.

Filming for the seventh series of ‘Doc Martin’ began back in May, and hundreds of locals auditioned for the chance to be extras in the show.

Martin shared his excitement ahead of filming, stating: “I’m thrilled to be back on the beautiful North Cornish coast to shoot series seven of ‘Doc Martin’.

“The Doc has some serious work to do if he is going to persuade [his wife] Louisa to come back.”

The new episodes are set to air this Autumn.