The former Coronation Street star has said the shoots were not "something that I necessarily really wanted to do".
Line Of Duty, Coronation Street and Love Island are also in the running.
However, the Steve McDonald actor has maintained he empathises "with a person who puts kids first".
The former Coronation Street star lives on a house boat on London's canals.
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The former soap actor played Des Barnes for eight years in the ITV series.
The Doctor Foster star shot to fame after playing Karen McDonald in the ITV soap in the early noughties.
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He made the decision to address the pandemic so the soap didn't turn into a "parallel fantasy-land".
The shocking scene saw Yazmeen stab her abusive husband in the throat with a broken wine bottle.
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