Zachary Levi Takes Cue From Veronica Mars, Wants To Make Fan-Funded Chuck Movie
Attention, “Chuck” fans — a film version of the now-canceled TV series may be in the works.
Former series star Zachary Levi says he’s definitely interested in taking a cue from the successful “Veronica Mars” movie fundraising campaign and raising money to bring back “Chuck” on the big screen.
“I’ve always thought doing a ‘Chuck’ movie would be fun,” Zach told E! News. “If we had just gone straight to monetizing it and selling it directly to the fans then, we might still actually be on the air.”
The 32-year-old actor admitted there are “a lot of conversations that need to happen” before official plans to revive the spy series would be announced, but said he intends to get the conversation started.
“I’m going to sit down with [‘Chuck’ creators] Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak and just kind of gauge their temperature on it — see how much they’d want to be involved,” he said. “Of course, I’d only want to do it with the blessing of them.”
Zach also praised “Veronica Mars” creator Rob Thomas and star Kristen Bell for using Kickstarter to fund a big screen version of the fan-favorite show.
“I think what Kristen and Rob have done is awesome,” he said. “I love that they care about their fans. I love that they are bringing their talents back to their fans and wanting to kind of complete the journey they never got to the first time around.
“I will watch that movie,” he added. “I can’t wait to see it.”
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, the “Veronica Mars” movie project hit its $2 million donation goal in less than one day.
Rob and Kristen have currently raised over $3.8 million for the project, donated by more than 59,000 backers.
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