Rumors of a Veronica Mars reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Thursday (July 9) as reports claimed that UPN confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 10/07/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 15 years since Veronica Mars first aired?! (15 years, 9 months, 18 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Veronica Mars end?
When Veronica Mars came to an end after 3 years in May 2007, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Veronica Mars reunion disappoint people?
Veronica Mars aired from 2004-2007 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules. But Bell said she's not sure if Veronica Mars would work today. “I don't want to see old Veronica Mars,” she told a journalist (Bell turned 39 in July). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” she added.
Still hoping for a Veronica Mars movie?
In a recent interview, Tina Majorino (who played Cindy "Mac" Mackenzie) said she can't imagine a Veronica Mars reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Amanda Seyfried (who played Lilly Kane) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Veronica Mars movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Veronica Mars film, Charisma Carpenter stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Veronica Mars reboot?
Recasting Veronica Mars for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a Veronica Mars reunion, a Veronica Mars movie, or a Veronica Mars reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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