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'Veronica Mars' Creator: All Hope for a Movie is Not Lost

by Chris Harnick, posted Apr 6th 2010 4:30PM
Veronica Mars Kristen BellAttention 'Veronica Mars' fans: you'd better take a deep breath. Rob Thomas, the man behind 'Mars,' said all hope is not lost for a big screen version of the cult series -- but don't start celebrating yet.

The 'Mars' mastermind doesn't want fans to continue on the roller coaster that has been the 'Veronica Mars' movie saga, but he is exploring alternate routes -- like indie financing -- to reunite with Kristen Bell and the residents of Neptune on the big screen.

While promoting the second season of 'Party Down' (that part of the interview coming soon), Thomas divulged some new details about his ongoing quest to give 'Mars' fans a taste of the snarky private eye on the big screen.

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5 TV Shows That Should Never, Ever Become Movies

by Kelly Woo, posted Jun 11th 2009 5:00PM
LostAs we all know, Hollywood hasn't had a new idea since, like, 1978. Everything's a sequel, remake or adaptation these days. And one idea well Tinseltown loves to draw from is the small screen.

But more often than not, movies based on TV shows are really not good -- just check out Moviefone's worst TV shows turned movies list, which includes the atrocities that were 'Josie and the Pussycats,' 'Speed Racer' and 'Bewitched.'

So, here are five TV shows we should hope to never see in a theater near us.

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