After rumors started swirling this summer, Kristen Bell has finally confirmed that Veronica Mars is coming back to Hulu. The reboot rumors are no more—because Bell announced via Instagram that her much-loved series is “OFFICIALLY back in business!!!!”

In August, reports leaked that a Veronica Mars revival—starring Bell and headed by original series creator Rob Thomas—was in the works. Unlike the series’ initial run, which appeared on UPN and The CW networks, the rumored reboot negotiations were happening with streaming service Hulu.

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According to Bell’s Instagram post, “A new #veronicamars series is coming back, on @hulu!!!! Veronica has always been a super hero without a Cape. And I think shes exactly what the world needs right now.” Hmm. We couldn’t have said it any better!

Bell went on to add, “Thank you to all my fellow marshmallows who stayed excited. Thank you to @hulu for the opportunity. I hope we’re still friends after I taser you.”

So what can we expect from this much-anticipated revival? According to Variety, the series will debut in 2019 with an eight-episode run. Along with new episodes, the Warner Bros. and Hulu arrangement reportedly includes the rights to all past Veronica Mars episodes and Bell’s 2014 Veronica Mars movie—so you can binge-watch your favorite episodes before new ones drop next year.

—Erica Loop

Featured photo: Kristen Bell via Instagram

 

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