'EastEnders' Matt Lapinskas: 'I'd like to try movies, Strictly'
Published May 27 2012, 17:06 BST | By Tom Eames
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star Matt Lapinskas
has spoken about his plans after he leaves the show.
The actor - who plays Anthony Moon in the BBC One soap - confirmed his exit
earlier this month, having joined in July last year.
Lapinskas told BBC Radio 1 that he intends to try taking the step up to movie roles in the future, while also hoping for a spot in this year's Strictly Come Dancing
"I'm loving it [at EastEnders
]. It's been a great year," he said. "Obviously I'm leaving in a little while.
"I should be on screen until around September. I loved my time there, there's fantastic actresses and actors there.
"I'd love to go off and do some great films. I'd love to work with Guy Richie, that's pushing it out there a bit! I'd love to do Strictly
Anthony Moon's storylines in the soap have included romances with Poppy Meadow and Amira Shah, as well as a dangerous escapade with Derek Branning.