The Social Climber: 'Veronica Mars' Cast Give Preview of Movie at Comic-Con

Movie got the green light after fans raised more than $2 million on Kickstarter.

ByAbc News
July 21, 2013, 8:27 AM
PHOTO: Kristen Bell participates in the "Veronica Mars" panel on Day 3 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 19, 2103, in San Diego.
Kristen Bell participates in the "Veronica Mars" panel on Day 3 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 19, 2103, in San Diego.
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July 21, 2013— -- quicklist: 1title: 'Veronica Mars' Cast Give Preview of Movie at Comic-Context: Thanks to dedicated fans who raised more than the $2 million goal on Kickstarter, the anticipated movie based on the TV series "Veronica Mars" will be a reality.

At Comic Con on Saturday, cast members reunited and showed the film's trailer to a packed crowd.

The film story's picks up with Veronica (Kristen Bell) returning to Neptune for her 10-year high school reunion.

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quicklist: 2title: Helen Thomas Rememberedtext: Helen Thomas, the face of American journalism at the White House for more than five decades died Saturday at the age of 92.

Thomas' career ranged through 10 presidencies, from Kennedy to Obama until her controversial retirement in 2010.

Bestowed with the unofficial title of "dean" of the White House Press corps, she was known for firing blunt and even confrontational questions at the leaders of the free world, particularly into her later years.

She broke glass ceilings before anyone called them that.

Helen Thomas Dead: Pioneering White House Journalist Dies at 92

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quicklist: 3title: Kate Middleton as a Cake?text: The Great Kate Wait has never been more delicious.

In anticipation of the royal baby, a Houston cake designer constructed an edible life-size model of Kate Middleton cradling the heir-to-be.

"I think everyone loves Princess Kate's story, it's everyone's fairy tale," Who Made The Cake! owner Nadine Moon told "I think she's such an inspiration to so many brides, and we thought it was a neat thing to honor her and do a life-size tribute to her in cake and Rice Krispies Treats with the baby."

Cake Middleton stands tall at 5 feet 6 inches, and weighs more than 200 pounds, Moon said.

Cake Middleton: Royal Baby and Mother Kate Come to Life

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quicklist: 4title: Cedar Point Accidenttext: Authorities are looking into what caused a boat ride to accidentally roll over backward and flip in the water at an Ohio amusement park last week.

The accident occurred at the "Shoot the Rapids" ride at Cedar Point park Friday. At least seven people were injured, according to The Associated Press.

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quicklist: 5title: Trayvon Martin Ralliestext: Outside federal courthouses in more than 100 cities across the country on Saturday, people rallied in hopes of provoking the Department of Justice to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman one week after he was found not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.

The Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, which organized the demonstrations, assembled preachers to hold prayer vigils and rallies outside courthouses to spark the Justice Department "to investigate the civil rights violations made against Trayvon Martin," according to a news release.

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