But, in the end, she’s also as vulnerable as she ever was. I thought I didn’t have the job because it took them ages to contact me, and I was scared. I think of the cast members and crew as being like brothers and sisters.
'It moves Effy on into that place where I have been,’ says Scodelario. Then I realised that this is my life – whatever I am doing now. 'That’s why it was quite hard to agree to resurrect her. I felt we owed it to the fans to do something brilliant.’ Scodelario had no professional acting experience when she auditioned for Skins. I was so scared I was going to be bullied about it all. I used to have panic attacks about it and I’d get facial spasms. What’s amazing to me and all of us is that we haven’t grown apart.
And she is very quiet, seeming uncomfortable with the attention she is getting on the photo-shoot.When I meet her in the bar later, she’s changed into a very un-trendy blue cagoule, jeans and a pair of scuffed trainers.Andrea Arnold’s award-winning adaptation of Emily Brontë’s book used young, relatively unknown actors and focused more on the first half of the book than the second.Scodelario put in a lauded performance as a wild, emotional Cathy Earnshaw.Europe has been a place of battles and political intrigue for centuries.
As we approach a vote on the UK's membership of the European Union, we look at what 50 writers, actors, historians, artists and comedians have said about Europe and its nations.'I walked past the building and stopped for a cigarette and there was a man smoking outside as well and he got talking.’ It turned out to be Bryan Elsley, one of the show’s creators, who invited her in to read. The ensuing fracas left one of their assailants with permanent damage to one of his eyes.The Crown Prosecution Service decided Tittensor had acted in self-defence, but the episode left Scodelario very shaken.'I knew so many people had done the role before me, but I liked not knowing much about it.’ (Scodelario caused a stir when promoting the film by revealing she hadn’t read the book.) 'I think in the book she and Heathcliff are young, so maybe that’s why it all worked.Maybe you only fall in love that way when you are young. I keep meaning to.’ Her latest film, Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes, is due out later this year. I felt really nervous when I was handling it.’ The mother is played by Jessica Biel, who is married to Justin Timberlake.Although actress Kaya Scodelario is mainly known for her iconic role as Effy Stonem in the British TV series Skins, it appears that she's spreading her wings in the entertainment industry, starring in a number of colossal projects in the near-future that will definitely make her a household name in Hollywood. Here she is in the third season of the series, in which her character takes center stage: Growing up, I was obsessed with Arnold Schwarzenegger, which is why my dog is called Arnie.