Maria Connor’s love life is to get increasingly complicated in the months ahead when she becomes the object of Caz Hammond’s affections.
An upcoming Coronation Street plotline will see Caz make a play for Maria, who is left startled by her housemate’s advances.
Said a Corrie source to the Sunday People: “In the coming months Caz is going to turn all single white female on Maria and will leave her feeling nervous and anxious in her own home. She corners her in their flat and tries to kiss her, but Maria doesn’t reciprocate.”
Caz’s advances will come after Maria has a one-night stand with Aidan Connor and viewers will be left wondering whether Caz will catch them in the act.
“I’ve started a new storyline at Corrie recently,” actress Samia Ghadie said in her OK! blog. “It’s been really exciting opening the new scripts and reading what’s coming!”
So could Caz – who has just endured a painful breakup from fiancée Kate Connor – end up using the situation to her advantage?
Said producer Kate Oates about the upcoming drama: “There’s a crisis in Maria’s life in the form of Caz, who is fairly complicated. She brings those complications to Maria’s life in quite a dramatic and tense fashion. That storyline is about testing Maria and putting her in jeopardy.”
Maria Connor has been notoriously unlucky in love, having married Liam Connor, only for him to be killed. She then got involved with midwife Marcus Dent, who ended up in the arms of Todd Grimshaw.
Then came her obsession with first love Tyrone Dobbs, while current boyfriend Luke looks set to be dumped in the wake of her one-night stand with Aidan.
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