Appleby: Yes, I’ve been wanting to produce for a long time.
So, with her future self using an app to send her helpful little texts, Lucy could finally be headed towards the future of her dreams.
During this recent exclusive phone interview with Collider, actress Shiri Appleby () talked about how this web series came about, how she ended up signing on for her first gig as producer, how she can’t wait to try her hand at directing, assembling such an amazing cast (including Taylor Kinney, Bryce Johnson, Mircea Monroe and Martin Starr), and shooting the entire series in 10 days, with exactly the same approach as a regular TV show. Shiri Appleyby: I think the show is really about the moment when a girl starts listening to the voice in her head, and listens to her subconscious to make decisions.
This is the first time that I’ve watched something really come alive, from the very beginning, and that’s a really creative experience. So, if you get past the ego of the fact that you’re doing a web series, it’s not like you’re doing anything different.
As an actor, you’re just brought on to fill one role, so it’s nice to see what the entire journey is like. I brought on everybody that I’d been working with [on TV]. P., Jas Shelton, works with the Duplass brothers on all of their films.
I’m really ready to have a larger voice in the creative process.” I had been talking to people, trying to pitch ideas for shows, and I’d been really going in that direction, so when Alloy came to me with this idea, my agents were like, “She really wants to produce. ” But then, you think about it and everything is on the internet.
This would be a great first opportunity for her.” Everyone was really on board, and it’s really taken off. We have over half a million views on the first episode, and over a million total. People are responding to it, so it feels really good, in a way that’s different then when you’re just acting. You can watch every TV show and every feature film on your computer.
It’s really a story about friendship – she’s got her girlfriends there – and listening to yourself, figuring out who the right person is to settle down with, and creating the life that you want to be living in 10 years, so you don’t have so much regret about the person that you’ve become. We got really lucky because Sallie Patrick was one of the writers on , and she came on and rewrote this entire script for us.
She knew me really well, so we sat together, for over a month, with Liz Allen, the director, and really talked about a lot of things.
We really made it real, and really gave each girl strong personalities.
We really wanted it to speak to girls and be honest about it.
Así, siguiendo sus propios consejos, Lucy deberá seguir el camino que la lleva hasta su vida de ensueño mientras que Chloe tendrá que conseguir tener fe en el amor verdadero. La primera temporada gira en torno a Lucy, interpretada por Shiri Appleby (Un REAL), mientras que la segunda se centra en Chloe, personaje que encarna Candice King (Crónicas vampíricas).