WATCH: Veronica Mars footage teases epic love triangleSeries creator Rob Thomas wrote the movie with Diane Ruggiero and served as director. “This project has been a labor of love for everyone involved—me, the cast, my producing partners,” Thomas said in a statement. “We are so grateful for the outpouring of support from the Kickstarter backers. This movie wouldn’t have happened without them.”
Veronica Mars aired for three seasons from 2004-2007 on UPN and The WB. The Kickstarter to fund the movie launched in February 2013 and reached its goal of $2 million in 10 hours. The Kickstarter campaign grossed more than $5.7 million.