'Spinning Out': Emma Roberts to star in Netflix's ice skating drama series

After a disastrous fall, Roberts' Kat Baker takes up pair skating with a bad-boy skater to realize her Olympics dream

                            'Spinning Out': Emma Roberts to star in Netflix's ice skating drama series

Emma Roberts will be starring in Netflix's upcoming ice skating drama series, 'Spinning Out,' with the streaming giant ordering 10 episodes of the series, Variety reports. 

Roberts stars as Kat Baker, an upcoming high-level skater who is about to hang up her skates after a  disastrous fall takes her off the rink.

However, Kat decides to continue with skating as a pair skater with a talented bad-boy partner; however, with this pairing, Kat risks exposing a fiercely kept secret that could unwind her entire life.

Kat and her bad-boy partner go through many daunting odds, including injuries not only to the body but also to the soul, financial sacrifice, and even possible mental breakdown on their way to fulfill their Olympic dream. 

Emma is currently making an appearance on 'American Horror Story: Apocalypse', having previously starred in many episodes of Ryan Murphy's anthology series. She had previously worked with Murphy on the Fox series 'Scream Queens.'

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Samantha Stratton is the series creator, and will also be an executive producer and co-showrunner alongside Lara Olsen. 

Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold of Safehouse Pictures will also executive produce, with Matt Schwartz of Safehouse co-executive producing.

Stratton is a former competitive figure skater and her recent work includes 'Mr. Mercedes' for Audience Network which has received critical acclaim. Veteran showrunner Olsen, executive produced 'Free Rein' on Netflix recently and served as co-executive producer on the upcoming CBS summer series 'Blood and Treasure.'  She is also the writer for shows like 'Reba,' 'Private Practice,' and 'Reign.'