Now Zach Braff Is Using Kickstarter to Fund Movie

It looks like he will easily hit his mark of $2 million
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 24, 2013 4:02 PM CDT
This April 22 photo provided by Millennium shows Zach Braff at a screening of "The Iceman" at the Arclight in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/ Millennium, Todd Williamson, File)

(Newser) – Using Kickstarter to fund an indie movie is officially a Hollywood thing now. After the folks behind Veronica Mars proved it could be done, Zach Braff is taking his turn, reports the Hollywood Reporter. The Scrubs star aims to raise $2 million for his Wish I Was Here project, about a struggling actor forced into home-schooling his kids. Braff hopes to repeat the success of his cult hit Garden State, and he's well on his way: In its first hours, his Kickstarter page had already raised nearly $1 million. (Read more Zach Braff stories.)

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