Through online systems like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, stars are campaigning and asking fans to make donations toward their personal creative projects via the Internet. As of Thursday, LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow revamp has raised nearly $3.5 million on Kickstarter while Don Cheadle is well on his way to reaching the Indiegogo goal for his Miles Davis biopic. The guys join the ranks of other celebrities who have turned to such platforms, including James Franco and Kristen Bell, who raked in a record-breaking $5.7 million for her Kickstarter campaign for the Veronica Mars movie. Zach Braff has also followed suit, crediting Kristen's success for his decision to utilize the site for his latest film project, Wish I Was Here. Click through to see more stars who have taken to online campaigning!
Crowdfunding Is Making Your Pop Culture Dreams Come True