JAY Kontzle has sealed a new Emmerdale agreement to keep him on a soap for another year.
The actor – who plays Billy Fletcher in a ITV soap – put coop to paper on a understanding progressing this year that will safeguard he stays in a encampment prolonged into 2020.
A source said: “Jay has been a outrageous strike with viewers given fasten a uncover and bosses were penetrating to make certain he sticks around.”
Billy was recently left alone in a encampment after his silent Jessie fled for a new life in Dubai and his hermit Ellis was created out over actor Asan N’Jie’s off-screen behaviour.
However, Ellis is set to make a bombshell lapse after this month only in time to stop a heartless quarrel violation out between Jay and immorality Al Chapman.
The businessman’s dodgy exchange have come underneath inspection after Al attempted to pretence Ellis into giving him all his income to column him up.
Instead Billy found out and faced-off opposite his stepdad to strengthen Ellis while he’s away.
The fight will see Ellis make an unannounced lapse with a code new face.
Actor Aaron Anthony took over from ashamed star Asan after bosses motionless to recast a character.
The actor has formerly starred in Delicious, Doctors, The Other One and Behind Her Eyes.
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