'Veronica Mars' Movie TRAILER Released: Kristen Bell Introduces New Footage from Film at Comic-Con 2013
The first Veronica Mars movie trailer was released at Comic-Con in San Diego, Calif. Saturday.
The 5-minute trailer features clips from the Veronica Mars TV show, which aired for three seasons from 2004-2007, inter-cut with interviews with the cast and crew.
"She's sort of a post-modern Nancy Drew," says Veronica Mars writer-director Rob Thomas in the trailer about the titular character. "For Veronica, it's really about outwitting people. She's a really clever girl."
Kristen Bell, who will reprise her role as Veronica Mars for the movie, joked, "Fans are cool, but Veronica Mars fans are awesome."
Much of the trailer features documentary footage of the cast and crew celebrating the success of their Kickstarter campaign to make the Veronica Mars movie. It managed to make its $2 million goal from crowd funding within the first 10 hours of launching the campaign and would up getting close to $6 million in total.
A little more than midway through the trailer, Bell introduces brand new footage from the movie. In the first scene, Veronica discusses her various achievements at such a young age with a law firm.
"Compulsive, clearly, addictive personality, possible adrenaline junkie," Veronica says, describing her personality.
She is then reunited with Wallace (Perry Daags III), Logan (Jason Dohring), "Weevil" (Francis Capra), Dick (Ryan Hansen), "Mac" (Tina Majorino), "Piz" (Chris Lowell) and others from the main cast of the original series.
Watch the trailer here:
The cast and crew appeared at Comic-Con in a panel Friday and teased a few hints about the film.
"I can tell you that it sort of has -- and this is a weird reference -- a Godfather III vibe to it," Thomas told the crowd. He added that, "Part of the movie is her getting pulled back into this life that she thought she'd left behind."
Warner Bros. is distributing the film with the intention of an early 2014 release date, according to a report in late June by MTV.