Kristen Bell discusses her new series 'House of Lies': 'I wanted to have fun'


Kristen Bell didn't exactly leave TV behind when "Veronica Mars" ended its run in 2007. She had a recurring part on "Heroes" and guested on a couple episodes of "Party Down" -- and you can hear her every week as the voice of "Gossip Girl."But she'll have her first regular role on a series since "Veronica" when Showtime's dark comedy "House of Lies" premieres. At the Television Critics Association press tour on Wednesday (Aug. 3), Bell talked with Zap2it about what appealed to her about the series -- about a team of anything-for-business consultants -- how she sought out the new gig and moving between film and television. Zap2it: Are the characters political consultants?Kristen Bell: Really anything. It's basically a group of cutthroat management consultants that will do whatever is necessary to get the job and the after-work. It's murky as to what they actually really do, which I think is the actual description of...


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