Jennifer Beals is among many stars starring on the new digital channel Wigs created by Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia, producing high-end, original, scripted series, short films and documentaries exploring female characters.
The series will launch on May 14th. The first WIGS series is “Jan,” written and directed by Jon Avnet. The cast includes: Caitlin Gerard, Virginia Madsen, Stephen Moyer, Kyle Gallner, Laura Spencer, Iddo Goldberg and Jaime Murray.
The first WIGS short film is “Serena,” written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia. Jennifer Garner and Alfred Molina star.
The second WIGS series is “Blue,” written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia, with a cast including Julia Stiles, David Harbour, Uriah Shelton, Kathleen Quinlan, Sarah Paulson and Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Lauren. Over the coming months, WIGS will be releasing additional content including Jennifer’s on August 13th. Jennifer’s is a 3 episodes series called “Lauren” and she plays a commanding officer in Afghanistan. Here’s the description: When a soldier reports an assault, she is forced to choose between what she loves and what’s right.
Also starring in “Lauren” is Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars). “Lauren” is directed by Lesli Linka Glatter (who also directed two episodes on The Chicago Code) and written by Jay Rodan.
Below is the first released trailer of WIGS where we can see Jennifer and Troian in “Lauren”.