Created by Samantha Stratton (Mr. Mercedes), a former competitive figure skater herself, Spinning Out centers on Kat Baker (Scodelario), 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.
Shields will play Kat Baker’s younger sister Serena. While Serena lacks her sister’s natural grace on the ice, she makes up for it with discipline and fierce determination. Her complicated relationship with her sister is made up of equal parts loyalty and competition.
Stratton and Lara Olsen executive produce and serve as co-showrunners on the series. Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold executive produce via Safehouse Pictures. The company’s Matt Schwartz serves as co-executive producer.
Shields is best known for her role as Primrose Everdeen in Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games franchise. She recently wrapped filming of Awesomeness Films’ The Unsettling. She’s also set to star in the Jennifer Lynch thriller A Fall From Grace. Shields is repped by ICM Partners, Authentic Talent and Literary Management, & Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light.