According to The Sun, bosses are hoping the actor and singer will chat about his high profile romances with the likes of Isla Fisher, Anna Friel and Suzanne Shaw while in the house.
A source said: "Darren is telly dynamite and producer sthik viewers will love to hate him."
British-born Darren, 47, made a name for himself in the West End thanks to performances in the likes of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and Grease. He's appeared in several musicals and other stage productions over the years, as well as taking part in I'm A Celebrity and Celebrity Come Dine With Me. He also appeared in Hollyoaks for a year.
We'll find out in January whether or not this rumour is true! The latest batch of celebrities enter the famous compound in the new year.
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