Hulu Announces 'Veronica Mars' Revival, Nabs Streaming Rights to Original Series

Kristen Bell and Ryan Hansen

The actress played the investigator for three series between 2004 and 2007, and will reprise the role for new episodes in 2019 on United States streaming service Hulu.

Hulu has ordered eight new episodes, and also announced that past episodes are now streaming on the service as well. Not long ago, Kristen Bell took to social media to confirm the project was in the works, and fans are all game to see the suspenseful franchise make a comeback. Domestic Television Distribution for SVOD rights to all past episodes of the original Veronica Mars. Seasons 1-3, as well as the 2014 feature film, will be available to stream next year. The show should have the same voice given creator Rob Thomas is back along with writers Diane Ruggiero-Wright and Dan Etheridge. Nothing definite was known at the time, but with Thursday's announcement, it seems Veronica Mars is definitely coming back. It's slated for sometime in 2019 and the show won't interfere with Bell's role on The Good Place.

Thomas added that he wanted to do a "six-episode Veronica Mars mystery". The series premiered in 2004 and ran for two season on UPN, then ran for another season on The CW before being canceled. Veronica's initial case involved solving her best friend's murder.

According to Hulu, the new season will follow the Veronica as she investigates a murder in a beach town. In 2013, Thomas, Bell, and most of the series original cast put their support behind a Kickstarter campaign to fund a Veronica Mars movie.

Multiple people killed after shots fired in Aberdeen, Maryland
US Senator for Maryland Ben Cardin described the event as "just horrific" and said he was monitoring the situation closely. Officers were at the scene in about 5 minutes after receiving the call and did not fire any shots, according to officials.

Jason Dohring, Chris Lowell and Krysten Ritter also starred in the series.

A short synopsis for the revival has also been shared, and it can be found below.

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