Thomas says at the end of the film 'there will be an opportunity for Veronica to do her thing again'

The Veronica Mars movie might not be a one-off, the show’s creator Rob Thomas has hinted.

Last Wednesday (March 13), Thomas and the show’s star Kristen Bell launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the film, which the pair have been keen to make ever since Veronica Mars got cancelled in 2007. If fans pledged $2 million (£1.34 million) by April 12, Veronica Mars: The Movie would go into production this summer and get a release early next year (2014).

The project reached its goal in just 11 hours and, at the time of writing, over $3.7 million (£2.4 million) has been raised from more than 57,000 separate backers. Warner Bros has since given the film a green light and shooting will take place this summer.

Now Thomas has revealed that the film could lead to more Veronica Mars adventures in the future. He told TVLine: “Veronica will survive the movie. I can’t promise anyone else does though. But there will be an opportunity for Veronica do to her thing again.”

When asked if he is envisioning a sequel or even an entire new season of the show on Netflix, Thomas replied: “I’d be lying if I didn’t say I didn’t think of those things. I am hopeful it is the birth of [much more] Veronica Mars.”

Created and executive produced by Thomas, Veronica Mars starred Bell as a high schooler and then college student who moonlights as a private investigator. The show premiered in 2004 and ran for three seasons before US network The CW chose not to renew it, but the idea of reviving the show for a full-length film refused to die.