Sarah Harding could be heading to Hollywood – with a little help from Kelly Brook’s former flame, Jason Statham.

The Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels star has told friends he’s be happy to recommend the Girls Aloud singer for a role in his new movie, The Brazilian Job.

The new flick will be a follow-up to his 2003 hit, The Italian Job.

Budding actress Sarah is currently filming the St Trinian’s sequel, and would no doubt snap up the chance to work in Hollywood.

One source said: ‘Jason has been impressed by what he's seen of Sarah's acting. He liked her in BBC drama Freefall.

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‘He's keen to get more Brit stars out to Hollywood and would be happy to put her forward for a role if that's what she wanted.’