Following Zach Braff and "Veronica Mars," Spike
Lee, best known for directing films such as "Do the Right Thing" and
He reached his goal Friday with four days remaining in the 30-day campaign. If he had not generated the total amount, he would have recieved none of the funds.
As of this writing, he has raised more than $1.29 million with more than 5,400 backers. In a post thanking supporters, he encouraged people to continue contributing. "Let's keep going," he said. "Why stop now? Thank you to all of our Backers that made this happen. We wouldn't have gotten here without you."
Lee hasn't disclosed many details of the film, or even a title, instead labeling his Kickstarter page as "The Newest Hottest Spike Lee Joint" and describing it as "funny, sexy and bloody" and "a new kind of love story." It will be a thriller, he said.
Lee's fund has received more than 35 pledges of $10,000 or more.
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