1. Here’s a little preview:
YouTube, in its efforts to become a destination for original, high-quality video content, has enlisted John Avnet, the director well-known for movies like “Black Swan” and “Risky Business,” and Rodrigo Garcia, who made “In Treatment,” to head up Wigs and produce a series of scripted dramas. They’ve also enlisted a pretty impressive A-list Hollywood cast to star in the shows.
Each miniseries is titled with a woman’s name. “Serena,” for example, stars Jennifer Garner, a woman in love with her priest, played by Alfred Molina. Julia Stiles stars as a single mother in “Blue.” And so on. The laundry list of leading ladies (and gents) goes on.
I got a longer sneak peek at some of the shows last week with some reps for Wigs and can attest – they’re good. They feel like something you’d see on Showtime, not on YouTube.
The individual episodes will be around five to eight minutes, and will be posted to the Wigs YouTube page starting May 14.
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