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Veronica Mars movie gets release date

The Kristen Bell-led detective drama will hit theaters on March 14, 2014
Posted By Gabrielle Levy   |   Dec. 4, 2013 at 3:09 PM   |   Comments

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Dec. 4 (UPI) -- We knew it was coming, but the Veronica Mars movie finally seems real.

The Kickstarter-funded movie will premiere on March 14, 2014, a year and a day after creator Rob Thomas launched the campaign to revive the beloved detective drama.

"Warner Bros. had this date circled for quite some time and hoped it would stay open," Thomas said. "Luckily, no other teen detective movie decided to open in the middle of March."

Thomas said the studio decided to give the film a wider release than originally planned.

“We’re not going to dribble it out there,” he said, adding that Warner plans to let audiences determine how long it stays in theaters.

“There are smart ways to do a movie of this size -- and we chose none of them,” he said, laughing about the film's 23-day shoot over the summer. “We are a low budget movie with big set pieces and 60 speaking roles. A murder mystery in a house would have been more cost effective. But I think we have managed to pull it off.”

The original cast of the UPN/CW show is returning to support Kristen Bell as Veronica, who is returning to her hometown of Neptune after spending 10 years away.

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