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"Veronica, I need you."
So Logan pleads to Veronica in the first Veronica Mars movie trailer, which premiered Friday at Comic-Con. But the same sentiment perfectly captures the feeling of the 91,000 backers who helped fund the film on Kickstarter. Now after all these years, the dedicated marshmallows have finally returned to Neptune.
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson
Whether you're an alien with two hearts, a clone with identity issues or a part-faerie waitress, Comic-Con is the place for you. The annual convention will hit San Diego Thursday-Sunday to allow fans from all genres to let their geek flag fly. TVGuide.com will wade through this sea of cosplay and free hugs to get the scoop on the latest entertainment news. Here are 14 things we're looking forward to the most at Comic-Con:
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Percy Daggs III, Kristen Bell
Rob Thomas will help develop two Veronica Mars books, picking up directly after the upcoming film ends, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Vintage Books will publish the first novel in tandem with the film's debut, likely in ...
Leighton Meester, Andrea Estella
Other commitments are preventing Leighton Meester from reprising her role as Carrie Bishop in the upcoming Veronica Mars movie, according to creator Rob Thomas.
Her replacement will be Andrea Estella, the lead singer of one of Thomas' favorite bands, Twin Sister, Thomas told the movie's Kickstarter backers in an e-mail Sunday.
Ben Schwartz and Kristen Bell
House of Lies will invade Parks and Recreation this fall!
Kristen Bell has been tapped to guest-star in an episode of the NBC comedy, while Ben Schwartz is slated to return, TVGuide.com has learned.
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Martin Starr, Ken Marino
Martin Starr and Ken Marino will reunite with their Party Down co-stars for the upcoming Veronica Mars movie, Rob Thomas announced on Kickstarter.
Starr, who was not in the original series, will join the cast as Lou "Cobb" Cobbler, another '09er returning for the school's 10-year reunion. Marino will reprise his role as private detective Vinnie Van Lowe.
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"I'm so incredibly excited to work with Rob and Dan and Kristen and Enrico once again!" Starr said in the announcement. "Each one a treasure in a flesh casing."
Marino left his message, via his character, in the video below:
Deputy Leo is back on the beat.
Max Greenfield, who recurred on Veronica Mars for all three seasons, revealed that he will be reprising his role for the cult show's upcoming film.
"I will be there — so will...
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Kristen Bell and Ryan Hansen
Ryan Hansen is returning to the Veronica Mars movie as Dick Casablancas, the 09er-turned-Pi Sig frat boy with a heart of gold, Rob Thomas announced Friday.