However Dawson’s Creek was one of the most famous teen dramas of all time, the series’ spinoff didn’t perform so well. In July 2000 — the summer between seasons 3 and 4 of Dawson’s — Young Americansdebuted on The WB. The series followed Will Krudski, a friend of Pacey Witter’s (Joshua Jackson) who appeared in three episodes of the successful Kevin Williamson series.
His arc was on Dawson’sWill and Andi McPhee had a brief relationship (Meredith Monroe) and the only thing revealed about his backstory was that he had a rough home life.
Young AmericansThe eight-part series aired from July 12 through August 30 at Rawley Academy, a prestigious private boarding school. Will, a New Englander from working class, is granted admission to the school by winning a scholarship. In order to escape his abusive father, Will enrolls in the Summer Session. Drama focused on themes like forbidden love, gender roles, and social classes.
Throughout the series, Will must find his place at the boarding school – even though he feels he doesn’t belong. Along the way, Will meets Scout (his roommate).Mark Famiglietti); a girl who disguises herself as a boy to get her mother’s attention, Jake (Katherine Moennig); the dean’s son who is confused by his attraction to Jake, Hamilton (Ian Somerhalder) and Will’s childhood friend, Bella (Kate Bosworth). He also had a rocky relationship with Finn, his coach and teacher in rowing.Ed Quinn).
Many notable guest stars were also present in the spinoff. Matt Czuchry as Will’s long-time best friend Sean; Charlie Hunnamas bad-boy Gregor Michelle Monaghan as Will’s love interest, Caroline.
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