Kevin Smith begins writing Clerks III
That Kevin Smith has finally begun work on his directorial swansong, Clerks III. From the man himself-
"20 years ago today, we started shooting CLERKS.
20 years later, with no plan or provocation, I jumped out of bed at 4:20 this morning and started writing CLERKS III.
It’s been like hanging out with old friends.
And after 2 hours of tapping the keys and giggling, I have come to a conclusion…
CLERKS III will be the best film I’ll ever make.”
So there you have it, Clerks III is on! Kevin discussed his reasons for bringing back Clerks as his final movie on a recent episode of Hollywood Babble-On. We’d highly recommend listening to that episode to get the full story, but the basic story is that what was previously going to be his final movie; ‘Hit Somebody’, is now going to be a TV mini series, which clears the way for a different final movie; Clerks III.
The majority of the cast is rumoured to be keen to return, with the exception of Jeff Anderson, who is still considering whether he wants to reprise his role of Randall in the threequel.
With Clerks’ 20th anniversary coming up next year, Kevin is hoping to have the movie wrapped in time to debut at Sundance film festival next year, returning to what he considers the place that helped launch the original movie. We know that once he starts something, he’ll be tireless in hitting this deadline, so hopefully we’ll be returning to the Quick Stop as soon as 2014!
Source: Kevin Smith’s facebook