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Spinning Out - January Jones to Star in Netflix's Ice Skating Series



January Jones (The Last Man on Earth, Mad Men) has been cast in a lead role in Netflix's Spinning Out, a drama series set in the world of competitive figure skating per Deadline. Jones will play the mother of Kat & Serena played by Kaya Scodelario & Willow Shields.

Spinning Out follows Kat Baker (Kaya Scodelario) is 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 (Evan Roderick), 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.

Jones will play Carol Baker, Kat (Scodelario) and Serena's (Willow Shields) mother. Carol is a former high-level figure skater who had to forfeit her dreams when she became pregnant with her oldest daughter at a young age. The head of the Baker family, Carol fiercely pushes both her girls to become Olympians in order to fulfill the dream she could never achieve herself. Simultaneously, she struggles with personal demons that threaten to ruin her relationship with her daughters, the thing she values about all else.

Jones joins previously announced cast Kaya Scodelario, Willow Shields, Evan Roderick,Johnny Weir, Sarah Wright Olsen, Will Kemp, Kaitlyn Leeb, Amanda Zhou and Mitchell Edwards.

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