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Sunday 15th December 2019

Coronation Street recasts Callum's mum Marion Logan

Susan Cookson previously played Marion

ITV soap Coronation Street has recast the role of Callum Logan's mum Marion.

Marion, who originally appeared in the soap from 2015 until 2016, was previously played by Susan Cookson.

However, preview pictures released by the soap today have shown Marion will be returning, played by a different actress.

Susan played Marion Logan previously (Credit: YouTube/Coronation Street)

According to Digital Spy, Max's grandmother will now be played by The Bill star Kerry Peers.

The pictures reveal that Marion turns up to tell Shona that Max has been making regular visits to his gran - and telling her all about Shona's bad parenting.

Although the soap haven't given a reason for the recasting, Susan Cookson is now a recurring guest star in ITV's Emmerdale.

Susan plays Wendy Posner, mother of rapist Lee.

Earlier this year, Victoria Sugden was raped by Lee after Emmerdale's Big Night Out.

Lee raped Victoria (Credit: ITV)

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Soon after the horrific ordeal, she discovered she was pregnant with Lee's child.

Thinking Victoria was a liar, Wendy arrived in the village harassing Vic.

Eventually Wendy found out Victoria was pregnant and demanded Lee should have parental rights.

After Victoria's brother Robert attacked Lee and put him in hospital, Wendy made another appearance as she stayed by her son's bedside.

Susan plays Lee's mum Wendy in Emmerdale (Credit: YouTube/Emmerdale)

It seems Susan's stock is to play the mother of the bad boy, as Corrie's Callum was definitely no angel!

Callum was on the cobbles from 2014 to 2015 and was Kylie Platt's ex-boyfriend, and the biological father of her son, Max.

Callum, who started dating Kylie's sister-in-law Sarah Platt, was a drug dealer, and when Sarah tried to record his criminal activities he caught her and tried to attack her.

Kylie came just in time hitting Callum over the head. However, the blow ended up killing him.

Callum was killed in 2015 (Credit: YouTube/Coronation Street)

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They hid his body in a manhole in their annex, but it ended up being discovered eight months later when Tyrone's van crashed into it.

Marion confronted Sarah's brother, Kylie's husband, David Platt believing him to be Callum's killer.

Sarah, who was pregnant with Callum's baby, ended up giving birth to a boy who she called Harry.

When Marion tried to see her newborn grandson, Sarah told her to keep away from them both.

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