When beloved TV shows come to a close or are abruptly canceled, there’s almost always talk of potentially continuing the story in a feature film form. That talk rarely materializes into an actual movie, but in the case of Veronica Mars and its rabid fanbase, patience and passion have actually brought the notion of a Veronica Mars movie to fruition. Written and directed by series creator Rob Thomas, the pic finds Kristen Bell’s titular character returning to her hometown of Neptune when her ex-boyfriend, Logan (Jason Dohring), is accused of murder, only to find that the case isn’t as straightforward as it first appears. Warner Bros.—which is distributing the Kickstarter-funded feature—has now released a batch of new images from the film, offering fans looks at some of their favorite VM characters nearly a decade after the show first debuted.
Hit the jump to take a look at the images. The film also stars Tina Majorino, Ryan Hansen, Krysten Ritter, Chris Lowell, Enrico Colantoni, Percy Daggs III, Francis Capra, Ken Marino, Max Greenfield, and Jerry O’Connell. Veronica Mars opens in theaters on March 14th after first premiering at the SXSW Film Festival.
Here’s the official synopsis for Veronica Mars:
Veronica Mars has put Neptune and her amateur sleuthing days behind her on the eve of graduating law school. While interviewing at high-end law firms, Veronica gets a call from her ex-boyfriend Logan who has been accused of murder. Veronica heads back to Neptune just to help Logan find an attorney, but when things don’t seem right with how Logan’s case is perceived and handled, Veronica finds herself being pulled back into a life she thought she had left behind.
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