Exciting news for Emmerdale fans as Gemma Atkinson has announced her long-awaited comeback to acting. The star previously captured hearts with her character in Hollyoaks before gracing Emmerdale as Carly Hope. After some time away from the screen due to maternal responsibilities, Gemma is finally ready to make a return. The actress has hinted at a return with a desire to balance work with family life. It seems like this comeback might just be the perfect blend of passion and drama. However, she delighted fans by revealing her next project. Read on to know more about this project!
Emmerdale: Gemma Is Returning- But Not On A Soap
Emmerdale former Gemma Atkinson is set to resume her acting career. The actress made a name for herself through her character, Lisa Hunter, on Hollyoaks. Later, in 2015, she appeared as Carly Hope in Emmerdale. After quitting Emmerdale, the actress has not been seen on the screen to date. But recently, she revealed her future acting plans. However, the actress confirmed that it’s not going to be a soap. She said, “I wouldn’t be able to commit to soaps long term again even though I loved it at the time.”
The former Emmerdale star is engaged to “Strictly Come Dancing” star Gorka Marquez. The couple are parents to two children, a girl and a boy. Hence, the Gemma shared that the packed schedule of soap makes it difficult with children. She highlighted, “I need to work around them ideally, which I can do with my radio show that I also love, I can [say] any dramas or films, though, with a start and end date, filming-wise, I’d absolutely do.” The actress revealed that her next project is a British movie in March. While expressing her excitement, Gemma remained tight-lipped about the details.
Additionally, Atkinson hinted at marriage plans. She said that her partner would love the fact that they’ve all got the same name. But she sees the fact that having two babies is more of a commitment than just sharing his name. She expressed, “I always say to him, “If you want, I can put the name on the end of it anyway, no one needs to know it’s not a real marriage.” He’s like, “No, I want to do it!” So, how do you feel about her return? Share your thoughts below. For more Emmerdale updates, stay tuned to the TV Season & Spoilers!
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