1. HALFWAY THERE

    Braff Raises $1M from Kickstarter

    FILE - This April 22, 2013 file photo provided by Millennium shows actor Zach Braff at the DeLeon Tequila special screening  of "The Iceman" at the Arclight in Los Angeles. In the wake of the enormously successful “Veronica Mars” Kickstarter campaign, Zach Braff is turning to crowd-funding to help realize a goal he’s had since his 2004 film “Garden State”: make another movie. The “Scrubs” star on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 launched a campaign to raise $2 million from fans on Kickstarter. (AP Photo/ Millennium, Todd Williamson, File)

    Actor Zach Braff on April 22. (Todd Williamson/Millennium, via AP)

    Scrubs star Zach Braff raised $1 million—using Kickstarter—Wednesday to create a sequel to his 2004 film Garden State. Braff said he was inspired to use Kickstarter to fund his film, titled Wish I Was Here, after the campaign for a Veronica Mars movie raised a record-breaking $5 million. Braff said he is “so passionate about this movie,” which would be the first he will have directed since Garden State, which he also wrote.

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