The actor is leaving his role as Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter after more than eight years.
The actor has played Mick Carter since 2013, but is moving onto pastures new later this year.
"Everyone thinks I am Ian Beale and so it’s going to be great to show I am not."
Her character also has a connection to former cast member Jason Donovan.
The Coronation Street icon is one of two stars confirmed for the new line-up.
ITV has confirmed that Norris is set to die in an upcoming storyline.
We know him best as Corrie's David Platt, but Jack came close to a leading role in a huge British film.
The dancing brothers' "how's Trish?" scene has gone viral in recent weeks, for all the wrong reasons.
He was known for playing Billy Williams on the ITV soap.
Antony Cotton, Helen Worth and Sally Dynevor were among those who remembered working with the Mike Baldwin actor.
Both soaps previously went off the air in 2020, when filming was halted to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
The soap star had a terrifying encounter while brushing his teeth over the weekend.
He played Alan Bradley in the ITV soap and was married to co-star Sue Nicholls, who plays Audrey Roberts.
"She was so sharp, she knew the audience, and kept actors young and old in check."
"She was properly sick and then she turned it on – that's the pro she was."
The Pat Butcher actor paid tribute to her former EastEnders co-star.