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Why She's On Our Radar: Best known in the U.K. for her breakout turn as a troubled teen in the controversial hit series "Skins" (that spurred an MTV knockoff stateside), 20-year-old Kaya Scodelario makes a transfixing transition to the big screen in Andrea Arnold's radical take on "Wuthering Heights" (out October 5th at New York's Film Forum). Although this doesn't mark her first film -- she had bit parts in "Moon" and "Clash of the Titans" -- her role as Cathy, the heroine of "Wuthering Heights," marks her biggest yet. What's Next: She'll next be appearing in the Dakota Fanning-starring weepie "Now Is Good." Scodelario however told Indiewire that she's most excited her title role in "Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes." In the film, directed by "Tanner Hall" helmer Francesca Gregorini, and co-starring Jessica Biel and Alfred Molina, Scodelario stars as a troubled young »


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