During , Liz Tigelaar really included me in the process, but the one thing that was different was that I didn’t really have the power. But after that, I was like, “I’m really ready to do more.

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.

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My character, Lucy, is this 27-year-old app designer who is about to marry the wrong guy, and starts getting text messages from herself, 10 years in the future, telling her not to do it. It’s the show that I’ve always wanted to make, in a way.

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.

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.

That’s what the future Lucy and the entire space travel is all about.

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.

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.The quality of people that we were working with were television and film level, and we were shooting on Alexa cameras. It was the exact same process as making a television show or a film.When we were doing all the interiors of the house and all of the wardrobe, everything stuck with that color palette, so the show feels really cohesive.Does it spoil you to have that kind of creative freedom, and then go back to not having that kind of creative freedom?I’ve just been a part of it, from the beginning, so it feels like the most me of any project I’ve put out there. Was producing something you had been actively pursuing?