Skins is an American adaptation of the UK teen drama of the same name that follows a group of teenagers in Baltimore through their last two years of high school.
As with the UK version, the show explores issues such as dysfunctional families, mental illness, eating disorders, sexual orientation, substance abuse, and death. The American adaptation was created by Bryan Elsley and Jamie Brittain, who also created the original show. As with the UK series, the U.S. version features a cast of amateur actors and young writers.
It premiered on MTV on January 17 2014.
Cast and characters Edit
The characters in the U.S. version are based on the characters in the UK version, although some names have been changed. For example, Sid has been renamed Stanley and Cassie renamed Cadie. However, the biggest change comes in the form of Tea, a lesbian cheerleader who replaces the character of Maxxie from the UK version.
|Tony Snyder||James Newman||Tony Stonem|
|Michelle Richardson||Rachel Thevenard||Michelle Richardson|
|Stanley Lucerne||Daniel Flaherty||Sid Jenkins|
|Chris Collins||Jesse Carere||Chris Miles|
|Cadie Campbell||Britne Oldford||Cassie Ainsworth|
|Tea Marvelli||Sofia Black D'elia||Maxxie Oliver|
|Daisy Valero||Camille Crescencia-Mills||Jal Fazer|
|Abbud Siddiqui||Ron Mustafaa||Anwar Kharral|
|Eura Snyder||Eleanor Zichy||Effy Stonem|
Tony Snyder ( James Newman ) is a good looking, witty and manipulative kid who usually gets what he wants
Michelle Richardson ( Rachel Thevernard ) is a smart girl who acts dumb because she is scared how people will treat her
Stanley Lucerne ( Daniel Flaherty ) is a lazy stoner who can't decide to sit back and watch or stand up and be a leader
Chris Collins ( Jesse Carere ) A smart kid who loves to party
Caddie Campbell ( Britne Olford ) Possibly one of the most dysfunctional girls you will ever meet or maybe that's just another thing she's faking
Daisy Valero ( Camille Crescencia-Mills ) She is the responsible one who has a wild side
Tea Marvellie ( Sofia Black D'elia ) is a girl who likes girls
Abbud Siddiqui ( Ron Mustafaa ) A Muslim who has no problems doing Drugs, alcohol, and sex
Eura Snyder ( Eleanor Zichy ) Is Tony's younger sister who has the same characteristics as him but is very mysterious and quiet
Tina Nolan ( Anastaia Phillips ) A teacher at the school who is the. Object of Chris's affections
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