Nicholas hoult dating april pearson
The programme that launched the now-Oscar-nominated Dev Patel to superstardom as well as introducing us to Nicholas Hoult as someone other than “the kid from About A Boy” now has an alumni closer to their 30s than their teens – but the full frontal look at life as an angsty teen seems as relevant as ever even a decade on.
One of the most recognisable stars from those first two series of the Channel 4 drama is April Pearson, who played cheater Tony’s (Hoult) long-suffering girlfriend Michelle, and she has nothing but fond memories of the programme that shocked viewers by not shying away from drink, drugs and sexuality.
"When Jack O'Connell (who appeared in series three and four) won the rising star award at the Baftas, any time any of them do something really cool and get recognised for it, I'm absolutely 100% behind all of them and they're so deserving of it as well." She added: "I haven't seen Lion yet but lots of people say it's an amazing performance and that the film has had huge critical acclaim.
I think he's going to be fine." On Skins, which is now available to watch online via All 4, Pearson said: "We'd had the best time ever shooting a cool TV show, we were a bunch of 17-year-old kids who got taken out of school and got to hang out every day and do cool stuff.
I think he’s going to be fine.” The actress said that there were plenty more programmes featuring younger actors now, including an upcoming Netflix show by Skins writer Bryan Elsley that she is part of.
“Danny Dyer was my stepdad in the first series and now he’s running the Vic (in East Enders). “Dev was shooting Slumdog Millionaire at the same time as the second series of Skins and flying backwards and forwards.“It was my birthday and I had a viewing party at home with my mum and dad and all of their friends and all of my friends and I knew the content of the show, obviously, so I can’t have been that worried about them seeing me doing stuff,” she recalled.“I remember people always asking me, ‘are you embarrassed about your parents seeing you drinking and swearing and kissing on TV? I was just so happy about doing the thing I wanted to do, and they were so good about it, they never made me feel like they disapproved.His former co-star April Pearson, who played Michelle - the long-suffering girlfriend of Nicholas Hoult's Tony - lauded Patel's flourishing career.She said: "Directors who wanted to work with those actors plucked them out of Skins because they knew that they could do the job.Nicholas Hoult (Tony Stoneham) Tony was the protagonist of the first two series and was something of an anti-hero.