Interview: Jessalyn Gilsig Talks 'Somewhere Slow', 'Vikings', 'Glee' & More

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Actress Jessalyn Gilsig
has shown over and over again that with determination, hard work and skill, you can carve out an amazing career in film and television. With roles in films such as 
The StepfatherProm Night and The Horse Whisperer along with roles in hit television shows like Glee,HeroesNip/TuckFriday Night Lights and Boston Public, Jessalyn has become one of the most recognized and sought after actresses in the business today. She can be currently seen on the History Channel hit series Vikings which will start Season 2 on February 27th and she also currently stars in the independent  film Somewhere Slow where she is not only the lead actress, but a first time producer as well. She took a moment out of her busy schedule to sit down and chat with us about her career and acting.
Pop Culture Principle – Can you tell us about the film Somewhere Slow?

Jessalyn Gilsig – I think of it as sort of an unconventional love story with a woman who has become emotionally paralyzed and through a random series of events, she has this opportunity to walk out on her life and take a recess from her reality. Along the way she meets this young teenager name Travis who convinces her to break into a summer home that her family had once owned. There they spend a few days together and he really encourages her to take down her guard, relax and be present. Through their friendship and their love, they grow I think. Ultimately as you do in life, they go back to reality, but I think slightly changed in a way that may seem small, but is significant.

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