LOS ANGELES — Streaming now on Roku is “Slip,” which is produced, written and directed by Zoe Lister-Jones.
The collection follows Mae (Lister-Jones), who’s in love along with her husband, however their relationship has little romance.
When Mae “slips” and has a one-night stand with a person she meets at a bar, she awakens the following morning to understand she’s entered a parallel universe wherein she and her one-night stand are married — marking the beginning of her journey by parallel universes.
Mae should then proceed to slide out and in of different realities and relationships to be able to discover her manner again to her husband and, in the end, herself.
“Ladies have sexual awakenings later in life, and I don’t suppose it’s talked about sufficient,” Lister-Jones mentioned. “When girls give themselves permission, or are given permission, to actually expertise sexual pleasure, it is rather transportive. I needed to place that energy on display.”
Lister-Jones instructed Spectrum Information she needed to discover the topic of intercourse in a manner that felt unapologetic and impressed girls to be brokers of their very own sexual need.
The themes explored in “Slip” are common, whether or not one is in a relationship.
“I hope individuals really feel seen,” Lister-Jones mentioned. “I hope the present resonates and other people go on a journey and really feel turned on.”
Lister-Jones mentioned she loves directing, and it allowed her to form different performances along with her personal — a possibility that few individuals expertise, she mentioned.
“Slip” additionally stars Emily Hampshire (Stevie Budd on “Schitt’s Creek”). In “Slip,” Hampshire performs Lister-Jones’ spouse in a single universe.
“She’s unbelievable. She’s such a hilarious actor, but additionally has a lot pathos. We had a lot enjoyable constructing that relationship. She’s simply such a dream,” Lister-Jones mentioned.
“Zoe’s scripts have been so wonderful. After I bought them, I binged them. It was so well-written, so relatable. I believe all of us marvel what it could be like, what it could have been if we had gone down a distinct path,” Hampshire mentioned.
“Slip,” Hampshire mentioned, is a feminine perspective, a journey that’s so sensible and correct in how a lady’s vagina could be and is a portal.
“I used to be so impressed with Zoe. She’s a unicorn. I’m continuously asking her to marry me,” she mentioned.
Like most of us, Lister-Jones mentioned that in actual life, if she may very well be transported to a different life, one other parallel universe, she want to be retired on a seaside.
“Slip” is now streaming without cost on Roku, and 7 new episodes for a second season have already been written.