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.
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