Brendan took centre stage with dark storylines in E4 spinoff Hollyoaks Later last week, but the drama is far from over for him as upcoming episodes see twisted Walker target his loved ones with shocking consequences.
Speaking to Digital Spy at the 2012 Inside Soap Awards last night (September 24), Scanlan hinted at what viewers can expect next from Brendan following his recent turmoil.
Scanlan explained: "I think it sticks to the truth of Hollyoaks Later, which is something I'm very proud of. It's the aftermath of everything - what's Brendan going to do now he knows that Walker's an undercover cop?
"Walker is the type of guy who's going to seek revenge. Not that he wants to kill Brendan, but he wants to make Brendan suffer for the rest of his life. So how's he going to do that? He's going to hit the people that Brendan cares about - those closest to him. That's Brendan's Achilles heel."
Of Brendan's long-term future, he continued: "This is the last furlong, it's the beginning of the end. I'm very proud of that and massive thanks to [series producer] Emma Smithwick, who's championed Brendan and pumped some blood back into him, made him dark and made him the person that he is - because she's made no excuses for who he is. I hope it's going to be a crazy ride."
Scanlan also discussed what the future could hold for Brendan and Ste Hay, who currently remain apart as Ste plans to marry Doug Carter.
He said: "It ain't over, that I can promise you. Steven's his one true love, and though I couldn't speak for Steven, Brendan's his one true love. You know, there's two types of love in this world - it's the one you end up with and the one you remember."
Scanlan was celebrating at last night's ceremony as he took home the prizes for 'Best Actor' and 'Best Bad Boy'.
The Inside Soap Awards, sponsored by online fashion retailer boohoo.com, were held at One Marylebone in London.