Kaya Scodelario, who starred as Effy in E4’s “Skins” is playing the lead role in an upcoming edgy drama series for Netflix. “Spinning Out” follows a competitive ice skater who chokes during an important performance which results in a disastrous fall. While dealing with family issues and her own inner demons she struggles to revive her career and resorts to extreme measures – by partnering with a talented bad boy skater in hopes of still realising her Olympic dream.
Scodelario stars as Kat Baker, an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who’s about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall took her off the competition track. When Kat seizes an opportunity to continue her career as a pair skater with a talented bad-boy partner, she risks exposing a fiercely kept secret that could unravel her entire life. On and off the ice, Kat and her new partner will face daunting odds, injury to body and soul, financial sacrifice, and even potential mental breakdown on their way to realizing their Olympic dream.