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January Jones Joins Cast of SPINNING OUT

January Jones has joined the cast of Netflix's upcoming drama series, Spinning Out, according to Deadline. Jones will is set to play a lead opposite Kaya Scodelario series set in the world of competitive figure skating.

The series was created by Samantha Stratton (Mr. Mercedes), who was 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 talented bad-boy partner Justin (Evan Roderick), she risks exposing a fiercely kept secret that could unravel her entire life. On and off the ice, Kat and Justin 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 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.

The cast of the show also includes Johnny Weir as Gabe, Sarah Wright Olsen as Mandy, Will Kemp as Mitch, Kaitlyn Leeb as Leah, Amanda Zhou as Jenn, and Mitchell Edwards as Marcus.

Jones is best known for playing Betty Draper in AMC's series Mad Men. She most recently co-starred on Fox's comedy series The Last Man on Earth. She can be seen next on the upcoming Ryan Murphy Netflix series The Politician.

Read the original article on Deadline.


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