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Fans and Kickstarter backers hoping to be kept in the dark regarding the plot of the upcoming Veronica Mars movie may want to click away.
Creator Rob Thomas sent a new four-minute reel to backers on Monday afternoon, which, unlike the Comic-Con trailer, is much more forthcoming with details of the film’s setup. Veronica (Kristen Bell), happily living with Piz (Chris Lowell) is summoned back to Neptune not by her 10-year reunion — but by Logan (Jason Dohring) being charged with murdering a pop star.
Tempering the news a bit for viewers — Veronica Mars fans, historically, have not been kind to Piz — the clip also includes cast members weighing in on the debate of which leading man is best-suited to the titular heroine. (Their answers should not come as much of a surprise.)
Thomas also used his latest update to talk about the movie’s first test screening, which took place in Los Angeles last week.
“The crowd reaction was everything I hoped for,” writes Thomas. “People were laughing and gasping and cheering. As a TV writer, I rarely get to experience audience reaction. I could get used to that feeling. Our distribution partners at Warner Bros. were also very pleased by the feedback and excited about the movie.”
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