What can 61,000 fans tell a studio about their love for a cancelled TV show? How about delivering 4.1 million reasons to make a movie with the stars of the show. Yes, the Veronica Mars kickstarter project we wrote about here, has now more than doubled it’s original goal of $2 million and there are still 16 days to go.
The movie will go into production this summer with a plan for a limited release in early 2014 before heading to digital platforms.
Series creator Rob Thomas has been documenting the progress of the campaign on the project’s youtube channel. In the following video he tracks the excitement he and the show’s stars felt as the crowdsourcing campaign reached its goal in just 12 hours. In addition to Thomas, series stars Kristen Bell, Enrico Colantoni and Ryan Hansen can be seen and heard in the video:
Are you one of the fans who have supported the movie? What was your motivation and what do you expect from the movie?