Zach Braff Kickstarter Project “Wish I Was Here” Reaches Funding Goal In 3 Days

Hooray For Movies!!

Zach Braff

A little while ago people started talking about the possibility of crowd funding website Kickstarter as being a potential game changing platform for funding medium budget Hollywood movies. When Veronica Mars fans rallied around Kristen Bell and Rob Thomas’s kickstarter to raise the $2m to resurrect the popular franchise by way of a movie, it appeared they might be on to something.

Zach Braff has taken it a step further though by raising the $2m goal he set to make his Garden State (2004) follow up, Wish I Was Here, in just 3 days. Why is this more impressive you ask? Because, unlike Veronica Mars, Braff had no existing fan base to tap into other than Braff or Garden State fans. While there are undoubtedly fans of both out there that would fund anything he did, to raise $2m by way of 30,000 backers in little over a few days…

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