'Veronica Mars' Movie Sets Release Date
Though the extent of the rollout is still up in the air, creator Rob Thomas says Warner Bros. is now planning to release the film continuation in more theaters.
The Veronica Mars movie has a release date -- and, quite appropriately, it's coming out almost exactly one year after creator Rob Thomas launched the Kickstarter campaign to make it happen.
The writer-director confirmed the news on Wednesday in an email update to backers, saying the film, officially titled Veronica Mars, will be released on March 14, 2014. (For those keeping track, that's just 366 days after the Mar. 13 Kickstarter announcement that went on to generate $5.7 million from fans of the canceled UPN/CW series.) The news was first reported by EW.
Veronica Mars' theatrical reach is still up in the air, but Thomas says that Warner Bros. is now planning to give the film a wider, nationwide release -- in lieu of the the handful of cities originally planned. If the feature is still getting a quick VOD release, the number of theaters won't grow by too much.
Set 10 years after the events of the series, Veronica Mars finds Kristen Bell's titular sleuth heading back to her hometown of Neptune, Calif., to once again come to the aid of Logan Echolls (Jason Dohring). Percy Daggs III, Tina Majorino, Enrico Colantoni, Francis Capra, Ryan Hansen, Chris Lowell and Krysten Ritter are among the other returning castmembers.
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