Since directing "Garden State," Zach Braff has continually prepared music in an iTunes playlist titled, "For Next Movie." Nine years and hundreds of saved songs later, Braff hopes he's finally making his follow-up to "Garden State" -- if his fans can help, The Associated Press reports.
Following the enormously successful "Veronica Mars" Kickstarter campaign, the "Scrubs" star Wednesday launched a crowdfunding campaign to make his next movie. For the next 30 days, he'll try to raise $2 million on Kickstarter for "Wish I Was Here," a film he co-wrote with his brother Adam.
Braff's movie is the most notable film project since Rob Thomas sent shock waves through Hollywood last month by turning to fans to resurrect his long-canceled, cultishly adored private eye TV series.
While Kickstarter has for years been a helpful source of financing for small independent films, "Veronica Mars" showed it could also be a galvanizing platform for bigger names, greater sums and larger scale movies.
With 91,585 backers, "Veronica Mars" pulled in $5.7 million.