Crowdfunded Veronica Mars film will hit theaters and your front room concurrently
It wasn’t sufficient that the Veronica Mars movie turned the usual studio mannequin the wrong way up by going to Kickstarter for its funds. Now phrase is that the function size Kristen Bell car might be obtainable on-line to lease or buy on the identical day that it opens in 270 theaters throughout the nation — March 14th. Usually AMC (which owns 260 of these screens) requires that a film not be obtainable for house viewing till ninety days after its theatrical launch, however Time Warner has discovered a approach round that coverage. Moderately than doing an ordinary launch and spliting the field workplace earnings with AMC, the corporate is just renting out the theaters the place Veronica Mars shall be proven. That signifies that Time Warner is laying out a big chunk of change up entrance to display the movie, however will pocket all the money from the ticket gross sales. That is along with a good portion of the proceeds from on-demand leases and digital purchases, which can principally be delivered by cable and satellite tv for pc suppliers. Do not anticipate this to turn out to be an ordinary mannequin for film releases, nevertheless. Time Warner views this primarily as an experiment that caters particularly to the passionate Veronica Mars fan base.