‘Veronica Mars’ Revival Brings Back Max Greenfield, Adds Patton Owalt

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Hulu’s revival of “Veronica Mars” continues to bring in old and new stars for the eight-episode continuation of the beloved series and 2014 movie.Max Greenfield will reprise his role as Leo D’Amato, who was a sheriff’s deputy and a sometime love interest for Veronica (Kristen Bell) in the first three seasons of the show. In the movie, he’d graduated to detective at the San Diego Police Department and helped Veronica in her investigation of Carrie Bishop’s murder.
Greenfield is currently starring in the CBS sitcom “The Neighborhood” and previously broke out in Fox’s “New Girl.”
The revival has also cast Patton Oswalt as the recurring character Penn Epner, the “best pizza delivery guy in Neptune” (or so he claims). Pizza delivery is his job, but his passion is true crime” and he is a frequent poster on unsolved murder websites.
They join returning cast members Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni, Percy Daggs III, and Francis Capra, and new recruit Kirby Howell-Baptiste. 
In the revival, a rash of spring break murders in Neptune has decimated tourism in the seaside town. Mars Investigations is hired by the parents of one of the victims to find the killer. Soon, Veronica (Bell) is drawn into a battle between Neptune’s wealthy elite, who disapprove of the spring break bacchanalia, against the working class that depends on the cash influx.

Veronica MarsPG-13March 14th, 201462metacriticBased on 35 Critics

With her graduation from law school imminent, Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) is interviewing with prestigious New York law firms when she gets a call from ex-boyfriend Logan (Jason Dohring), who has been accused of murder. Veronica returns to Neptune to help Logan find a good defense attorney, but when she becomes suspicious of the way Logan's case is being handled, she finds herself being pulled back into a life she thought she had left behind: that of an amateur sleuth. Read More

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