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Julia Stiles On Playing A Prostitute And The Real Problem With Roles For Women In Hollywood

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Julia Stiles is the star of Blue, one of the series on the new Wigs channel, a new project led by renowned directors Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia, that brings scripted dramas to YouTube. Although Wigs operates on relatively small budgets and won't put actors in the running for Oscars or Emmys for their performances, the compelling characters and lack of red tape typically brought on by Hollywood studios has drawn A-list talent like Jennifer Garner, America Ferrera, and Dakota Fanning. I spoke with Stiles about her role in Blue, in which she plays a prostitute who struggles with keeping her secret from her son and co-workers at her day job.

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