Hulu presented panels to the Television Critics Association today. During an executive panel, Hulu’s SVP of Originals Craig Erwich said that the streamer’s upcoming limited series of Veronica Mars would “grow up,” just like series star Kristen Bell has since the show premiered in 2004.

“Rob Thomas, who is the steward of the franchise, has really threaded the needle,” Erwich said. “From what I’ve seen of the show and read, it is very true to the character, very true to the world, true to the tone of the show and what we made people fall in love with the show, but it is definitely an update. She is not a little girl anymore. You will see her dealing with contemporary issues in a contemporary world.”

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veronica mars revival cast

The Veronica Mars revival is starting to find its tempo. Hulu’s eight-episode revival of the cult mystery drama series has added a formidable new antagonist to its cast, just as the team wraps up their very first table read. J.K. Simmons is the newest actor to join the Veronica Mars revival cast, taking on the role of an ex-con working for a corrupt real estate businessman who Veronica (Kristen Bell) helps expose in season 2.

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Some new and old faces are coming to Neptune, California. The Veronica Mars revival cast is shaping up nicely, with the upcoming Hulu series casting series vet Max Greenfield as the hunky sheriff’s deputy Leo D’Amato well as series newcomer Patton Oswalt in a new role.

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Veronica Mars cast

Yesterday’s revival of The 4400 was Exhibit 9,457 in the ongoing case of Hollywood’s reliance on established intellectual property, and two upcoming TV shows, Veronica Mars and Swamp Thing, are both squarely in that category as well. New casting information for both shows has been revealed, and you can learn about the newest cast members below. Read More »

veronica mars cast

Rob Thomas has recruited a member of his iZombie crew to join the Veronica Mars cast in a new role for the eight-episode Hulu revival series. Dawnn Lewis has been tapped as the new police chief of Neptune, which is a new role for the series and a new position for Neptune, which has finally gone from being a small California town to an incorporated town.

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veronica mars revival cast

The gang is back and ready to solve some mysteries. A few days after the Veronica Mars revival officially got picked up by Hulu, creator Rob Thomas announced the returning cast members who will be popping up in the upcoming series. In addition to Veronica Mars herself, Kristen Bell, the Veronica Mars revival cast includes series alums Jason DohringPercy Daggs IIIFrancis Capra, and more.

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Veronica Mars Revival

Update: It’s official – Veronica Mars is returning to Hulu in 2019. And, of course, the entire series will be available to stream as well. Details, including a new synopsis, have been added to our post below.

The best fictional detectives never really retire. They just take a break until the next big case drags them back in. A tumble off Reichenbach Falls couldn’t kill Sherlock Holmes and cancellation by The CW couldn’t kill Veronica Mars, who is about to make her second comeback since the end of her original television series.

Hulu is apparently in the final stages of pulling together a Veronica Mars revival series, with original star Kristen Bell set to reprise her role as the plucky sleuth.

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Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars, the cult teen mystery series that ran for 3 seasons on UPN and the CW and inspired a follow-up film, may not be over and done with yet. In a recent chat, stars Kristen Bell and Ryan Hansen both confirmed they’re definitely down for even more Mars, and are willing to make it happen, no matter what.

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/Response: Your Favorite Movie and TV Parents

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(Welcome to /Response, the companion piece to our /Answers series and a space where /Film readers can chime in and offer their two cents on a particular question.)

Earlier this week, the /Film team wrote about their favorite movie and TV parents. We then opened the floor to our readers: who are your favorite film and television moms and dads? And you let us know!

We have collected our favorite answers (edited for length and clarity) below. Next week’s question, in honor of Alien: Covenant: what single movie scene terrified you the most and why? Send your (at least one paragraph, please) answer to slashfilmpitches@gmail.com!

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/Response: Your Favorite TV Episodes of All Time

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(Welcome to /Response, the companion piece to our /Answers series and a space where /Film readers can chime in and offer their two cents on a particular question.)

Earlier this week, the /Film team wrote about their favorite TV episodes of all time. We then opened the floor to our readers: what is your favorite episode of television? And you let us know!

We have collected our favorite answers (edited for length and clarity) below. Next week’s question: what is your favorite movie gunfight? Send your (at least one paragraph, please) answer to slashfilmpitches@gmail.com!

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