Colin Farrell lookalike from Barkingside planning music and movie career

A Colin Farrell lookalike from Barkingside left viewers questioning his identity after he appeared on The Only Way is Essex.

Actor and singer James Martin, 26, appeared on the ITV2 show’s special one-off live programme last week.

After the show aired, viewers took to Twitter to discuss the “Colin Farrell” sighting, to ask if it was the Hollywood star.

Mr Martin, who started impersonating the actor while at university, was originally asked to appear in the first series of The Only Way Is Essex but turned the part down.

He recently released his debut single, Am I Dreaming, and he is also starring in a film alongside Stephen Baldwin and Alex Reid called The Snare out next year.

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