‘Veronica Mars’ Spin-Off Gets Date and Cast Members
Attention “Veronica Mars” fans! The hit detective series will return again. The web series spin-off entitled “Play It Again, Dick” will reunite the old gang back together one more time. Read on to learn more about “Play It Again, Dick”, which will will premiere on CW Seed on September 15, 2014.
According to Variety, “Play It Again, Dick” will be focusing on the character of Dick Casablancas who will still be portrayed by its original actor, Ryan Hansen (“Bad Judge“).
The web series will follow a fictionalized version of the actor as he tries to ride the wave of the recent “Veronica Mars” hype to put up his own show based on the character of Dick Casablancas. The show that he will be trying to put up will also be entitled “Play It Again, Dick”, giving the show a very meta take.
“Play It Again, Dick” will be aired for eight short episodes on CW Seed, the web series arm of The CW. It is also the network that housed “Veronica Mars” in its final year on television. The spin-off was written by “Veronica Mars” creator Rob Thomas.
According to TV.com, the original cast members of the show will be joining the spin-off. The returning cast will include Kirsten Bell (Veronica Mars), Jason Dohring (Logan Echolls), Enrico Colantoni (Keith Mars), Percy Dags III (Wallace Fennel), Daran Norris (Cliff Morckmack), Francis Capra (Eli Navarro), Kyle Gallner (Cassidy Casablancas), Christopher B. Duncan (Clarence Wiedman), Amanda Noret (Madison Sinclair), and Lisa Thornhill (Celeste Kane).
They will not only reprise their roles in the spin-off, but will also play fictionalized versions of themselves, in this show within a show.
Also, other cast members who will just be portraying fictionalized versions of themselves will include Ryan Devlin, Ken Marino and Chris Lowell. Devlin will also reprise his role as Mercer Hayes, and will also be portraying Veronica’s boyfriend, who was originally played by Teddy Dunn.
And that’s the latest update on the upcoming “Veronica Mars” spin-off, “Play It Again, Dick”. For more news and updates on “Play It Again, Dick”, and other television shows, keep on following Movie News Guide (MNG).
“Play It Again, Dick” will premiere on CW Seed on September 15, 2014.
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