Jay and Silent Bob are striking back once again. The View Askewniverse hasn’t been updated in quite a while (no, Kevin Smith’s episodes for Supergirl don’t count, although he probably wishes they did), but after ten years, Smith is ready to return to the series with a film currently titled Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.
Last we heard, Kevin Smith’s TV take on The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension was still shaping up for an Amazon order, but the Mallrats director is already thinking big. Not only does Smith have hopes for Quentin Tarantino to direct an episode, so too do we know what unused portions of the 1984 film will end up explored.
Just when you thought Kevin Smith’s burgeoning TV career with the likes of The Flash or Buckaroo Banzai would put a few long-dormant film projects to rest, Mallrats is ready to offer another chocolate-covered pretzel. The director reveals that in lieu of a proposed sequel, he and Universal are closing a deal to revive Mallrats as a new 10-episode TV series.
Kevin Smith said he would be retiring from directing to focus more on smaller projects like his popular podcast, television, and the like. It seems that's not the case. On his official facebook, he posted the title page to the script he's working on along with a synopsis of the movie. Humans team up with Hell to fight a giant rapturing Jesus...Keep reading for more info.
Kevin Smith has said for awhile that he was only going to make one last film, and then he'd focus his visions elsewhere. Be it television, internet channels, or something else, he wasn't going to direct anymore big screen movies. His final film was supposed to be the hockey movie Hit Somebody, but he kept splitting it and it ended up as a webseries. Now there's talk of Clerks III. How do we know t