Degrassi Stars Now on the CW.
Several of the stars from Degrassi: The Next Generation have gone on to other movies and television shows. 3 of them have all been on shows on the same channel, The CW.
A Bit About Degrassi.
Degrassi is a popular show currently airing on Teen Nick (which used to be The N.) In 1987, there was Degrassi Junior High, followed by Degrassi High, which ended in 1991. Some of the students included Joey, Snake, Spike, and Caitlin. At the end of the show, Spike had a baby girl, Emma. 10 years after the show ended, Degrassi:The Next Generation aired. This show is all about Emma and her friends. The first episode was a high school reunion and almost everyone from the original series was there. Degrassi is still going strong but is now referred to something new every season to go along with the theme for that season. For example, 2012's season was called Degrassi: New Beginnings. The current students are younger siblings, relatives, and friends of Emma's group, plus new people.
On Degrassi, Shenae played Darcy Edwards. She is a strong christian who is involved in the Friendship club at the beginning of the show. After dating Spinner, posting pictures of herself on the internet and getting stalked, dating Peter, getting raped at a party, attempting suicide, and falsely accusing her teacher of sexual harassment... she becomes a completely different person, sort of crazy. She does her best to come back to herself, but finds it hard at the same place where everything happened. She leaves to go to Kenya on a mission trip. (In reality she left the show to go to another one, 90210 on the CW.)
On 90210, Shenae played Annie Wilson. She is a nice girl from Kansas who moves to Beverly Hills with her family to help out with her sick grandmother. She quickly makes friends and gets a new boyfriend. But after she is accused of sleeping with her best friend's boyfriend (which she didn't do,) she is isolated from every one at school. Eventually the truth comes out and she is back to being friends with Naomi again. After befriending a lady who she is working for, she gets her inheritance when the woman suddenly dies. By then, she is in college and trying to use her money to do something good by starting a charity event. 90210 ended in May 2013 after its 5th season, with Liam, Annie's long-time, on again, off again love interest, proposing to her.
On Degrassi, Nina played Mia Jones. She is a young mom who got pregnant at 13 and is now trying to do her best for her daughter. She starts out in modeling and realizes this is what she wants to do. She leaves to go to Paris for a modeling job. (In reality she left the show to join another one, The Vampire Diaries on the CW.)
On The Vampire Diaries, Nina plays high-school student, Elena Gilbert. After her parents die in a car accident she moves in with her aunt and younger brother. She meets and falls in love with Stefan Salvatore, who she later finds out is a vampire. She becomes good friends with his brother Damon, and eventually is caught in a love triangle between the two of them. Nina also plays Elena's look-a-like and ancestor, long-time vampire Katherine Pierce (Katerina Petrova). She also was in a love triangle with the Salvatore brothers. She was thought to be dead but she managed to escape from the fire that supposedly killed her over a hundred years before. She comes back to Mystic Falls because she says she wants to be with Stefan. Elena and her friends have faced death, deadly vampires, werewolves, and witches, and lots of heartbreak. The Vampire Diaries is on its 5th season. The show also got a spin-off series called The Originals, based off the original vampires in The Vampire Diaries.
On Degrassi, Cassie played Manny Santos. She is an outgoing wannabe-actress who is best friends with Emma. Emma and Manny go through middle and high school together and they even go to the same college once they graduate from Degrassi.
On The L.A. Complex, Cassie played Abby Vargas. Just like Manny on Degrassi, Abby is a wannabe-actress. She moves to L.A. to become an actress and goes to many auditions, but either doesn't get called back or gets small, no-line parts. Abby meets an actor named Connor and she wants to be with him, but her new roommate, Nick, also wants to be with her. The L.A. Complex lasted 3 seasons.
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