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DELIRIUM: Rodrigo Garcia on Bringing the Pilot to WIGS, If It Could Continue, and More

June 20, 2014 by  
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deliriumIn 2013, Fox passed on the pilot for DELIRIUM, based on the popular Lauren Oliver book trilogy, and as with most passed over pilots, the potential series went (seemingly) quietly into the night.

Enter: WIGS.

WIGS —  an online studio started by Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia as a YouTube original programming channel that quickly expanded into partnerships with Fox, as well as distribution on Hulu and other platforms — has been putting out female-led programming since its launch in 2012, and since co-founder Garcia also directed the DELIRIUM pilot, putting the two things together ended up being a natural fit.

To get a little more insight about what bringing DELIRIUM to WIGS means — AKA, could it continue on? Might other pilots get this same second life? — I spoke with Garcia about the show’s journey, and what’s next for WIGS…

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