Danny Dyer and wife Joanne Mas (Image: Getty)

Eastenders Danny Dyer feared he was being set up for a horror prank when ­future wife Jo asked him out.

The soap star was terrified she planned to have pig’s blood tipped on his head, like in 1976 Stephen King film Carrie.

Speaking to daughter Dani on podcast Sorted with the Dyers he said Jo, who he met when they were both 14, asked him out after ignoring him for years.

Danny said: “I was the trampy kid and your mum was the coolest kid. I had nothing going for me. She must have had some psychic dream and knew I was going to be a success.”

He added of Jo’s pal asking him out on her behalf: “I thought it was going to be like Carrie, she was going to set me up in some sports hall and tip pig’s blood on me. But no, she took me to Pizza Hut. It was amazing.”

Danny thought his first date with future wife Jo was going to be like a scene from 70s horror film Carrie
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The couple, both 43, wed in 2016 and have kids Dani, 24, Sunnie, 13, and Artie, seven.

Danny has been revealing quite a few secrets on the podcast. Last week he shared he is hoping his "breasts" will go down a cup size if he starts exercising.

The actor, made the candid confession about his fitness regime as he chatted with daughter Dani Dyer, oncr again on podcast Sorted With The Dyers.

Pregnant Love Island winner Dani, 24, was chatting to her dad about the garden shed when he said he wanted to transform it into a workout space.

He told her: "I need to start running. We've got a running machine, I'm going to get a bike."

Dani suggested he should try a rowing machine, but her dad replied: "No that's too much like hard work."