05/08/2012 11:37 am ET

Stars Give The Finger To Hollywood And Flock To YouTube

Last week YouTube announced a new channel called Wigs that will feature short scripted dramas about strong female characters -played by stars like Jennifer Garner, Julia Stiles, America Ferrera and Dakota Fanning.

But why would marquee names sign up for a bootstrapped project on YouTube? According to several actors and directors involved, it has everything to do with sexism in Hollywood.

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