According to Zap2it, James Franco has joined the cast of the Veronica Mars movie.
According to their source, Franco will appear as himself in the film. "He'll be one of several celebrities in the movie who have been victims of a hidden camera scam. No, not like on 'Duped!' -- one of those reality shows where people get duped into doing stupid things like giving some stranger their car or a bunch of money. But the kind of scam where someone hides cameras in famous people's houses and tries to sell the videos."
Sounds like the perfect case for Veronica to take on. I imagine Franco's role in the story won't be very big, but it's cool that he's going to be a part of it.
The movie is being directed by Rob Thomas and stars Kristen Bell, Tina Majorino (Mac), Percy Daggs III (Wallace), Enrico Colantoni (Keith), Daran Norris (Cliff), Francis Capra (Weevil), Chris Lowell (Piz), Ryan Hansen (Dick), Krysten Ritter (Gia), and Amanda Noret (Madison).
It was previously revealed that "life has taken Veronica away from Neptune. In the years since spoiling Keith's chances to be reelected sheriff, Veronica hasn't taken a case. But something big is about to bring her back home and back to her calling." Veronica and her former classmates will be returning to Neptune for their 10-year high school reunion. For more information on what you can expect to see in the film, click here.
Warner Bros. is set to distribute the movie, and it will have a presence at Comic-Con. For more of the Comic-Con details, click here.