The former Newcastle regular, 32, takes centre stage in the preview as a character called Oscar, in the film which sees an Australian town is terrorised by a killer boar.
Ricci starred in Geordie Shore from 2012 to 2013, and went onto appear in other reality TV shows including Celebrity Big Brother and
Big role: Geordie Shore star Ricci Guarnaccio has swapped reality TV for the big screen, as he stars in the trailer for the Australian horror film Boar
In the latest trailer for the creature feature, Ricci’s character can be seen screaming in terror, as a wild boar brutally kills people in the town.
Ricci has also been heavily promoting the film on social media, and recently confirmed the film would be aired on AMC network Shudder in the United States on June 6th 2019.
Sharing a poster for the film on Instagram, he wrote: ‘Hey guys, I am super Excited and even more proud to announce that BOAR will be officially distributed in the USA (North America) by the legendary company that brings you The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead and so much more…. AMC.
‘Boar will premiere on their TV Network SHUDDER on June 6th 2019. Be sure to spread the word, jump on SHUDDER and check our our fun and F*d up Aussie Monster Pig Film BOAR.’
Terrifying: In the preview for the horror film, Ricci stars as a young heartthrob in a town being terrorised by a wild boar
Hunky: Highlighting his toned assets, the former reality star perfectly fits the role of the handsome lead, after moving to Australia to pursue a career in acting
The former reality star moved to Australia after Geordie Shore became a huge hit Down Under, and told
He said: ‘I moved there in 2016 and I’m gonna move back over there next year. It’s just such a beautiful place, I love it. But to get Boar, I was touring Australia and I met the director on set there.
‘I’d love to get you involved in something one day’, and then because I moved over he was saying, ”Let’s get Ricci in the film, let’s get Ricci in the film. We’ve got to kill him off!” So I had a few meetings with them and got the script, and went and did acting classes with a coach for four months.’
Dark and dramatic: Ricci also recently revealed that the film will premiere on the AMC network Shudder in the United States in June
Epic: The film sees a wild boar terrorise a small town, and was released in Australia in May 2018
Ricci also told the publication that he hopes to land a role in one of Australia’s biggest soap, after growing up as a fan of Neighbours.
During his Geordie Shore stint, Ricci was also briefly engaged to co-star Vicky Pattinson, but their split came a year later, after he accused the star of abuse.
‘We were famous for our massive rows and we were both as bad as each other. But the fights got worse and worse. When Vicky and I were together we became completely unrecognisable.’
Former flame: Ricci was also engaged to Geordie Shore co-star Vicky Pattison (above in 2012) but they split just a year later, after he accused the star of abuse