What is it about Liz Allen’s approach, as a director, that works well with the way you like to approach things, as an actor?Appleby: We worked together a ton on and she was one of my favorite directors.It was a really, really collaborative experience, from start to finish. We really established a look of how we wanted the house to look. We had a really strong color palette that we were working with.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.You have so much control in making sure everyone is having a really good time and everyone is heard. At the same time, if Steven Spielberg calls and wants me to come act, I’m happy to do it.What sort of journey does Lucy go on, over the course of these episodes, and what do you think the biggest things are, that she discovers about herself?In the new web series , Lucy Lambert (Shiri Appleby) has a secure job, great friends and a longtime boyfriend who has just popped the question.
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.Appleby: Yeah, feeling unsure of what to do and asking a million people’s decision was definitely me, more so in my 20’s.Once you start to listen to your voice, you start to feel the power in that, and I definitely feel like I’m going through that now.We said, “What would you say to yourself, 10 years ago?What would somebody say to you, that would prove that this person is real? ” She really was able to craft a story that really resonated.
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