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.
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.
Does it spoil you to have that kind of creative freedom, and then go back to not having that kind of creative freedom?
Appleby: It spoils you, but then you’re also like, “Okay, I can take a step back and see the role of an actor even more now.” I shot a part in this new indie feature, called , and it’s just a different experience. The lead actress is like the host of the party, but when you’re the lead actress and you’re a producer, you’re really throwing the party.
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.
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