Coronation Street star Will Mellor has been snapped grinning as he films epic soap scenes.

The actor is set to make a dramatic comeback to the ITV soap after his character was locked up.

Will joined Corrie as drug lord Harvey Gaskell earlier this year.

The Two Pints of Larger star, 45, shot to fame as Jambo Bolton in Hollyoaks in 1995 and went on to star in the dramas Broadchurch, Line of Duty and No Offence.

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He joined Corrie after teenager Simon began dealing drugs to help Leanne financially after the death of her three-year-old son Oliver.

When Leanne discovered what he was doing and took matters into her own hands by confronting Harvey, he roped her into delivering for him while dressed as a nurse.

Will Mellor films his Coronation Street prison break

But Leanne ended up working as an informant for the police, before she was rumbled and almost cost her and Simon their lives.

Eventually, Harvey's aunt Sharon Bentley grassed on her nephew - after causing hell for Leanne, Simon and her partner Nick Tilsely - before Harvey was put behind bars.

His return to the soap has confirmed by This Morning's soap expert Sharon Marshall last week.

Will looking bloodied and bruised as Harvey

She confirmed Harvey will be back on-screen after being found guilty in court after luring Simon Barlow and his mum Leanne Battersby into his drugs gang.

It has previously been reported that Harvey will be at the center of the ITV soap's Super Soap Week, which has been filmed in recent weeks.

The soap has remained tight-lipped about a particular plot-line after overturned prison van spotted during filming.

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Corrie bosses refused to be drawn on the nature of the scene which was seen being filmed on the A666 between Bolton and Darwen, Lancs.

But new images show Harvey breaking free from a prison van, battered and bruised after the vechicle was flipped over.

One image shows Harvey next to a recovery truck from Kevin Webster's garage, with another featuring Kevin at the scene.

It also comes as Jane Danson teased a death horror for Leanne.

"This is really difficult but it’s safe to say he’s not going to come out happy, Leanne has definitely got to watch her back," she told the Daily Star.

"Could she die? I mean I hope not cos it would be the end of my job. But anything can happen in the soap world."

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