Veronica Mars film appears for crowdfunding, would have digital copies close to launch (replace: funded!)
There’s been no scarcity of film tasks that lean on crowdfunding to get manufacturing underway. Producing a film based mostly on a serious TV collection like Veronica Mars, nevertheless? That is recent. Creator Rob Thomas has obtained help from Warner Bros. and lead actress Kristen Bell for a Kickstarter funding drive that, if it hits its $2 million aim, will shoot a full-size Veronica Mars function this summer time with a premiere round early 2014. Pledge makers can be rewarded with something from a replica of the script by means of to a talking position within the title. To us, the actual spotlight is the deliberate launch technique — like an growing variety of films, we might be watching digital copies “inside a number of days” of the opening, moderately than months. Whereas Thomas and crew cannot declare the fundraiser over till April twelfth, it is advancing shortly sufficient that the main target is much less on whether or not or not the venture will go ahead and extra on its possibilities at turning into an web-backed blockbuster.
Replace: Just some hours after kicking off its crowdfunding effort, the Veronica Mars film undertaking has surpassed its $2 million aim. Proper now it is hovering round $2,035,000, however we suspect it’s going to balloon even additional inside the 30 days that stay within the marketing campaign.