Plans for a film spin-off were first discussed in 2009, but ultimately did not come to fruition.
Instead, a specially-commissioned seventh and final series of the show was broadcast in 2013, featuring some of the cast from its 2007–2010 run.
Skins is a British teen drama that follows the lives of a group of teenagers in Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form.
Other ventures to expand the brand have included a short-lived North American remake, which aired on MTV in 2011 but was cancelled after one season after advertisers abandoned the series in response to low ratings and the significant controversy which arose over its depiction of teen sexuality.
Tony Stonem (Nicholas Hoult) is an attractive, intelligent and popular boy.
Cassie attempts to hide her own struggles with mental health while her flamboyant parents ignore her in favour of their new baby.
Chris Miles (Joe Dempsie) is the party animal of the group.
Living two buildings over and having a clear view of his room, she develops an obsession for Maxxie and becomes his stalker.
Without her father, she is a young carer for her mother Sheila, who suffers from multiple sclerosis.He has a difficult home life; he lost his brother to a hereditary subarachnoid haemorrhage at a young age, and is living alone due to his ambivalent father and absent mother.He has a crush on his psychology teacher Angie (Siwan Morris).The show was created by father-and-son television writers Bryan Elsley and Jamie Brittain for Company Pictures, The show went on to be a critical success as well as a ratings winner within its target demographic.Over its initial six-year run, Skins proved to be atypical of ongoing drama series in that it replaced its primary cast every two years.The central cast's parents are often played by well-known British actors credited in a guest starring role.