Shiri Appleby stars as the protagonist in the newest Alloy web series, "Dating Rules From My Future Self" (which kicks off today). The show revolves around Lucy (played by Shiri) as she tries to find Mr. Right, coming across more than a few Mr. Wrongs along the way.
“I was really wanting to be a part of it because I think it’s that moment that a woman starts clicking into that voice in her head,” she said about the show and its leading lady, who is right on the cusp of her 30th birthday. "And sort of see future Lucy as that [voice]. That’s the moment where Lucy’s subconscious, in the form of these text messages, [weighs in on her life]. One of my very favorite shows growing up and even now, in repeats, is "Sex and the City," and I’m like "Where is that show? I want to see it today with my friends.'"
If you’re also feeling the void left by the "SATC" finale all those moons ago, Shiri said this is the show for you. "And when I watch the story between Kelcy and Amanda I really felt like there it is. Those three girls represent Carrie and her whole gang of girls, and I even felt like the Dave character (played by the always-hot Taylor Kinney) reminded me of Big," she said. "It was sort of like being able to go into my favorite show and play Carrie Bradshaw."
So what can you expect from the debut episode? "You sort of get introduced to Lucy’s world and you meet her best friends and you meet Dave and you see the weird sort of proposal or acceptance of a wedding proposal that Lucy receives," she said. "And you also sort of see the concept and how the birth of these text messages comes about. We start to see how future Lucy start to make contact with Lucy for the first time. It goes into a sci-fi interesting world. It’s that text message that you wish would warn you about mistakes you make in your life."
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