The Internet is abuzz with rumors that The CW's "Veronica Mars" could be on the chopping block, but for now — at least — the show seems to be safe. E! Online's Kristin Veitch spoke with reliable sources this morning and reports that one of three things will probably happen to "Veronica":
- The show will come back in a different form, set four years in the future, with "Veronica as a full-fledged FBI agent," writes Veitch.
- The show will continue with Veronica in college.
- The show could be canceled.
An article in today's Hollywood Reporter also mentioned the possibility of a four-year fast-forward for season four. For the rest of the details,
According to the Hollywood Reporter story:
Thomas is filming a trailer for the alternative fourth season of the Warner Bros. TV/Silver Pictures show, which will be submitted to the CW. The network's executives ultimately will decide whether to pick up the series for another season and, if they do, whether to stick to the drama's current plot line or go with the new version.
Though Hollywood Reporters says that the new version would be set at the FBI Academy, Veitch's sources tell her the show would focus on Veronica as a full-fledged agent. She adds that star Kristen Bell is the only cast member currently starring in Thomas's "five- to six-minute featurette." (We already learned that Chris Lowell, who plays Piz on "VM," has been cast in the possible "Grey's" spinoff.
I know people love "Veronica Mars," and I am a big fan of Bell, but transforming this into a whole different show seems like it could be disastrous. What do you guys think? For more discussion, check out the "Veronica Mars" group on team.
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