CORONATION Street’s explosive new Christmas trailer has left a whopping hint that Gary Windass is going to be shot.
The evil loan shark – who is played by actor Mikey North in the ITV soap – receives a giftwrapped bullet in the festive trailer released by ITV today.
Villain Gary looks set to get his comeuppance as his stooge Derek decides to fight back with the help of a live rifle found in the second hand shop.
After months of being bullied by Gary, Derek recently decided to play the builder at his own game and claim the business Gary forced him to put under his name
Viewers will watch this week as Derek tries to sell Underworld to Nick and Sarah behind Garys back – and the decision will leave Weatherfield changed for good.
The soap has revealed that Derek and Gary will be involved in a dramatic fight for their lives in the Winter Wonderland Michael Bailey has set up with catastrophic and fatal consequences.
At least one resident will die as Derek terrorises the Rovers and the funfair with the gun.
Meanwhile Shona Platt is determined to make new hubby Davids birthday extra special and arranges a treasure hunt with herself as the prize – but with clues leading David and the rest of the Platts to Winter
Wonderland they find themselves at the centre of Dereks drama.
With the factory rebuild finally finished the workforce are in celebratory mood but when Sarah and Nick discover the identity of their new landlord they are less than impressed.
Elsewhere on the street Rita finds herself home alone and with everyone believing she has gone away for the festive season a freak accident leaves her vulnerable and in danger.
And as the year draws to a close Michelle Connor packs up her troubles and books a one way ticket out of Weatherfield, but not before discovering she has unwittingly sold the Bistro to her arch enemy Ray Crosby.