Degrassi is Casting for Season 11Oh dear lord. Because the producers feel that the cast of Degrassi isn't nearly large enough, they have cast four new kids to play four new characters in season 11. Let's take a look.
Name: Imogen Berish
Age: 16 yrs
Fun, energetic, with a magnetic look and intense stare–Imogen would hate for anyone to think she’s boring, so she goes to great lengths to stand out from the crowd: bandaging her unwounded wrists, or even posing as a homeless kid to beg for change. She puts on the airs of being en enlightened individual, but it’s a ploy to manipulate those around her. She worries one day someone will discover her secret: she’s a normal kid looking for excitement in her life.
I can't wait to see what intense stare a 16-year-old Canadian girl tries to pull off. Any bets on how long Imogen will keep up these character traits before she just comes to school dressed as a normal girl every day? I call this pulling an Ellie. It happens because either the actor gets tired of the wardrobe or the writers misplace the original character description. I'm sure at some point the writers are going to forget that Adam is transgender
And how about her name? Sometime around 1991, yuppie Gen X parents decided that they couldn't give their precious snowflake a common name. We white people have really been giving the blacks a run for their money in the stupid first name department.
Name: Katie Matlin
Age: 16 yrs
Katie works hard and plays hard. A gifted athlete, she’s been training to make the National Under 17 Woman’s Soccer Team. She’s pretty, but fresh-faced, her years of mastering the bicycle kick keeping her from learning how to cake on the make-up. She’s driven and thorough when it comes to academics and extracurriculars; she’s blunt and direct when talking to other girls, even fun-loving BFF Marisol; but when it comes to talking to boys or about matters of the heart, she clams up. The soccer field prepared her for a lot of things, but not love.
Wow, what an interesting character. It certainly doesn't remind me of anyone else.
Age: 17 yrs
Dennis MacDonnell is an overweight grade 12 student. He’s self-aware, cynical, quick-witted and smart. Dennis has always struggled with his weight, and as a consequence, has taken a social backseat for most of high school. In his graduating year, Dennis is ready to put himself out there and have a great time before leaving Degrassi for good. Dennis’ keen ear and passion for music will bring him into a unique friendship with Sav and closer to his hidden crush: Alli.
Sweet, a new fattie. It's only been about six years since Terri left. And Degrassi hasn't had another fat kid until this. Hopefully, we as viewers won't be subjected to any fat pride like when Terri would moo on about how she was a normal size and proud that the only pants that could fit her were maternity pants. Meanwhile you can almost see the gas lines from her burrito breathe. Being next to Terri probably smelt like being inside a Taco Bell.
I don't think we will get any of that dumb lecturing Degrassi used to love from this fat kid. Usually, on TV, if a fat person is going to moo off about how good it is to be fat, it'll be a female. Dennis is a fat boy, so hopefully, he is just there to take off his shirt and let the laughs follow. Like Gibby from iCarly.
Age: 16 yrs
A man of few words, Degrassi’s new heartthrob is good with his hands and quick with a grin. Noah spends most of his free time at the cottage. After his mom died, he and his dad renovated their lake cabin in her honour. All of Noah’s shirtless hard work eventually paid off…especially when girls started admiring his boyish good looks and strong physique. Let’s just say Noah’s made out with his share of bikini clad Muskoka girls. But he never let them get in the way of the stuff he truly loves: watching sports, hanging with friends, fishing, and camping. He’s a guy’s guy who doesn’t play games and means what he says – all with a good dose of humour and charm.
Is this guy going to be the new pretty boy? Since Declan left, Degrassi has been without one. Sorry overweight female Degrassi viewers, Eli isn't it.