Kristen Bell simply revealed the sweetest cause behind why she agreed to affix the reboot of Veronica Mars.
Along with merely being excited to inhabit the character once more, Bell, 38, mentioned that her daughters, Delta, 4½, and Lincoln, 6, impressed her to sacrifice a number of nights of bedtime obligation to take the job.
“This is a giant show to shoot,” Bell mentioned, chatting with Entry Hollywood on Friday forward of the revival’s July 26 premiere date on Hulu. Bell cited loads of evening shoots and 16-hour days as a part of the job.
“I’m here a lot of hours, which means, logistically, I’m away from my kids more hours,” she continued. “And missing four or five bedtimes a week. And when I decided to take it on I was like, you know what, now that I went back and reread the scripts and watched the show, I want my girls to have this character in their life.”
Bell defined that her character, Veronica — a witty, previously in style highschool student-turned-detective’s assistant — isn’t stereotypical, and that makes her empowering.
“Now I see why a lot of young girls and women said, thank you for doing that show. It wasn’t just because we entertained them, it was because she was a force in their life,” the Good Place actress went on. “She was an example.”
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“I made the choice as a mom, now — which was really hard — to go, ‘I’m gonna miss a couple bedtimes for a couple months, because I want this character to exist in the world.’ I want her to be a zeitgeist. I want girls to reference her, I want girls to feel like her,” she mentioned.
Veronica Mars initially aired on UPN after which The CW for 3 seasons. It has loved a cult following because it went off the air in 2007, even inspiring the launch of a Kickstarter marketing campaign that raised greater than $5.7 million towards a film sequel in 2014.
Bell informed Entry Hollywood that followers and newcomers to the sequence alike will be capable to bounce proper in with the story.
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The official synopsis of the reboot reveals that it’s spring break in Neptune, and with that comes loads of crimes that want fixing.
“Spring breakers are getting murdered in Neptune, thereby decimating the seaside town’s lifeblood tourist industry,” the outline says. “After Mars Investigations is hired by the family of one of the victims to find their son’s killer, Veronica is drawn into an epic eight-episode mystery that pits the enclave’s wealthy elites, who would rather put an end to the month-long bacchanalia, against a working class that relies on the cash influx that comes with being the West Coast’s answer to Daytona Beach.”
All eight episodes of Veronica Mars shall be obtainable on July 26 on Hulu.