For the most part, Hollywood stars have lined up behind the stars who have turned to Kickstarter to fund their passion projects — celebrities blanketed Twitter with messages to encourage fans to donate money to Rob Thomas’ campaign to make the dream of a Veronica Mars movie a reality and Zach Braff’s quest to maintain creative control over his new original screenplay.
Jon Lajoie, one of the stars of FX’s comedy The League was even inspired to start a faux-Kickstarter campaign earlier this week, featuring a searing video that satires Thomas, Braff and the other celebrities that have begun to turn to their audiences for direct financial backing.
- The battle to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died Saturday, is expected to elevate the role of the court in an unprecedented way.
- U.S. Republican presidential candidates had their nastiest debate yet in South Carolina 🇺🇸
- And "Deadpool" made $135 million this weekend, the best U.S. debut for an R-rated film. That's a lotta chimichangas 💵