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Kristen Bell: a ‘Veronica Mars’ Miniseries Is ‘Going to Happen’

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Kristen Bell in the ‘Veronica Mars’ film. Robert Voets/Warner Bros.

Are you ready Marshmallows? Kristen Bell has revealed that Veronica Mars will most likely be coming back in some capacity.

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During a Facebook live chat with IndieWire, costar Ryan Hansen took a break mid-interview to call Bell, 37, when asked about the show’s future.

“We are willing to put the effort in,” the Bad Moms Christmas actress said. “I mean, if I have to do it as Murder She Wrote at 80, we’re going to do it. It’s going to happen.”

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Enrico Colantoni, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring, Chris Lowell, Kristen Bell, Ryan Hansen, Francis Capra and Director Rob Thomas attend the “Veronica Mars” screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on March 10, 2014 in New York City. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

“[Creator] Rob [Thomas] and I email about it every couple of months or so,” she continued. “And personally I think, and I think Rob probably agrees, is that (a) we’ll never make the fans pay for it again, and (b) the format works better as an episodic [series].”

There is nothing set in stone just yet, but Bell noted that it would most likely be a miniseries so that it didn’t overlap with her full-time gig with the NBC comedy The Good Place.

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Veronica Mars aired for three seasons from 2004 to 2007 on UPN before moving to The CW. The beloved mystery series also starred Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring, Francis Capra and Enrico Colantoni.

The cast last reunited onscreen for the 2014 movie. The film was funded by a Kickstarter campaign that Bell and Thomas launched, which gained more than $5.7 million in total.



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