Get a glimpse of what's coming up on the first season of Venice.
The final countdown to the debut of Crystal Chappell’s highly-anticipated web soap Venice has begun. Premiering on December 4, 2009 at 8PM PST Venice features a who’s-who of current and former soap stars, including Chappell’s former Guiding Light costars Jessica Leccia, Gina Tognoni, Tina Sloan and Jordan Clarke, The Bold and the Beautiful and As the World Turns’ Lesli Kay, One Life to Live’s Hillary B. Smith, Days of our Lives’ Nadia Bjorlin and Galen Gering.
According to the official Venice twitter page the first episode will be free to everyone while the rest of the season can be watched for the subscription price of $9.99. The subscription will offer behind-the-scenes footage and "all the fun stuff that happened on set."
If you haven’t watched the Venice trailer check it out after the jump. If you’ve watched it before I’d check it out again. I’ve enjoyed it each time I’ve watched it. READ MORE
Michael Fairman went on location for the filming of Venice, Crystal Chappell's highly-anticipated web series, to get some scoops and previews for Advocate.com. During the visit he chatted with Chappell, co-star Jessica Leccia, writer-producer Kim Turrisi, Nadia Bjorlin and Gina Tognoni. Leccia shared the following.
Jessica Leccia (Chapell’s former love interest on GL) told me the character she plays in Venice, Ani, is far removed from her days in Springfield on the canceled CBS soap.
“Everything is pretty much different with Ani. They are night and day. Ani is way more with it than Natalia. She has a career and is goal-oriented and is on the pulse of everything. She is really busy and human and in love ... and all the things that come with that. She is way savvier than Natalia. Ani is going to be a force to be reckoned with and is more of a go-getter to get what she wants. Gina may be what she wants, and that is her big dilemma in this whole thing ... loving somebody and not having it the way she would like it to be.”