In only 11 hours, the Veronica Mars Kickstarter fund has surpassed it’s $2 million goal and then some. It’s already sitting at $2.5 million with 29 days to go. Suffice to say, Rob Thomas is extremely happy. Who wouldn’t be with this kind of validation.
“My mind is blown. I’ve been fantasizing about this and had to tell myself, ‘Stop it, Rob, you’re being silly. You’re setting yourself up for disappointment,’” the Mars creator tells EW. “And now today has exceeded the wildest pipe dream I let myself entertain. Holy cow. We better make a good movie. These amazing fans have stepped up. We better deliver.”
“I knew Veronica Mars fans were cool, but I had no idea they could rally with such power. They are unstoppable — just like Veronica. I will have a permanent blush on my face, feeling so lucky to be associated with this entire thing,” says Bell.
Warner Bros. has agreed to put the movie into production and pay for the marketing, promotion and distribution. There’s just one niggling issue though. No one has yet said how much you have to pledge to sleep with Kristen Bell. I’m, um, asking for a friend. Yea…