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Wednesday 13th November 2019

EastEnders' Martin Fowler to take Linda Carter hostage at gunpoint

Martin's gone off the deepend!

Fans of EastEnders are in shock after a massive Christmas spoiler was leaked with Martin Fowler taking Linda Carter hostage at gunpoint.

Usually mild-mannered Martin looks bloody and bruised in the confrontation as he drags screaming Linda into a warehouse.

Martin is becoming a new villain in the soap (Credit: BBC)

He holds a gun and looks angry as he forces Linda, dressed in a Santa costume, to go with him in the pictures in The Sun on Sunday.

Martin has become more and more of a villain over recent weeks after being blackmailed by Ben Mitchell over his wife Stacey's attempt to kill Phil.

According to the newspaper only one other actor was present during filming the scenes - Danny Walters.

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It reports a gunshot let out during filming meaning someone could be shot and killed in the horrifying situation.

On Friday Danny Walters, who plays Keanu, announced he was quitting the soap so could this be how he leaves?

He said in a statement: "It has been a joy to play Keanu Taylor for the last two and a half years.

"I have been blessed to work with the most fantastic creative team. I will miss them and my fellow actors immensely.

"EastEnders will always hold a special place in my heart and I will continue to be an avid fan."

EastEnders' executive producer Jon Sen added: "Keanu's story is set to come to a dramatic and blistering conclusion in the near future as one of the best kept secrets on the Square is finally revealed with devastating consequences.

Linda is going to be held hostage by Martin in the dramatic scenes (Credit: BBC)

"We'd all like to thank Danny for his nuanced performance as Keanu Taylor over the last two and half years.

"What Danny has brought to his character has been one of the reasons the 'Sheanu' affair has been such compulsive viewing for fans. Everyone at EastEnders wishes him well for the future."

He wan't joking about the devastating consequences!

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An insider added: "Keanu should know that secrets never stay secret in Walford and he's been playing with fire for months.

"The truth is going to come out in spectacular fashion and bosses are promising that Keanu's exit is going to be explosive."

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