Grey’s Anatomy star Chyler Leigh is starring in the upcoming Lifetime movie The 19th Wife, about a woman named Queenie who is in a polygamist community who is accused of murder. We here at The Gloss love few things more than polygamy and Lifetime movies, so we’re obviously really excited about the movie – we might even be liveblogging it! I got to speak to Chyler today about her experience playing a sister-wife.
Had you read any books or seen any TV shows about polygamy before you took on the role?
I didn’t read the book [The 19th Wife] before I got the part. When I arrived in Canada [the movie was filmed in Calgary], I got an autographed copy from the author, David Ebershoff – he actually has a cameo in the movie! More