It is a good morning indeed, Marshmallows, as Hulu just dropped the teaser for the “Veronica Mars” revival during its upfront event in New York.
The 1-minute clip shows the return of Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars herself and many other familiar (Logan!) and new faces (Patton Oswalt and J.K. Simmons’ characters) to the fictional seaside town of Neptune, California. And while everything seems happy at first, with tourists enjoying some fun in the sun as the small town celebrates spring break — Veronica is in for a different kind of blast, literally. Yes, bombs are going off left and right and everyone’s favorite P.I. needs to get to the bottom of it before it’s too late. Don’t worry, she still finds time to get cozy with Logan (Jason Dohring).
Watch the teaser above.
Here is Hulu’s official logline for the revival, which debuts July 26: Spring breakers are getting murdered in Neptune, thereby decimating the seaside town’s lifeblood tourist industry. After Mars Investigations is hired by the parents of one of the victims to find their son’s killer, Veronica is drawn into an epic eight-episode mystery that pits the enclave’s wealthy elites, who would rather put an end to the month-long bacchanalia, against a working class that relies on the cash influx that comes with being the West Coast’s answer to Daytona Beach.
Along with star Bell and series creator Rob Thomas, the revival will reteam “Veronica Mars” alums Dohring (Logan), Francis Capra (Weevil), Percy Daggs III (Wallace), David Starzyk (Richard Casablancas) and Enrico Colantoni (Veronica’s father, Keith Mars) and Ryan Hansen (Dick Casablancas).
Former recurring star Max Greenfield is also reprising his role as Leo D’Amato, who was a sheriff’s deputy on the OG series and a detective at the San Diego Police Department in the 2014 film that helped Veronica in the Susan Knight murder investigation. And Ken Marino is coming back as sleuth Vinnie Van Lowe for three episodes.
Along with Oswalt and Simmons, newcomers for the revival include Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Dawnn Lewis.
The “Veronica Mars” revival launches July 26 on Hulu.