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‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Panel Got Meta as Kevin Smith Presented Clips [Comic-Con 2019]

It wouldn’t be Comic-Con without a panel from filmmaker, television director, comic writer, and pop culture influencer Kevin Smith. However, this year didn’t just have the Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy and Dogma director gabbing away and telling showbiz stories. At Comic-Con, the Kevin Smith Reboots Hall H panel debuted some clips for the filmmaker’s forthcoming […]

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‘Supergirl’ Star Melissa Benoist Joins Kevin Smith’s ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’

Melissa Benoist, the star of “Supergirl,” has joined the cast of Kevin Smith’s “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,” Smith announced on Instagram on Thursday.The film is a satire about Jay and Silent Bob racing to Hollywood to prevent a reboot of their comic book superhero movie “Bluntman and Chronic” from being made, and in the […]

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Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith comedy ‘Madness In The Method’ lands international sales deal (exclusive)

Film set for international premiere at UK festival FrightFest.Madness In The Method, the Us comedy marking the directing debut of actor Jason Mewes (Clerks), has been boarded for international sales by London-based Moviehouse Entertainment.The film stars Mewes as a fictionalised version of himself. Tired of Hollywood’s perception of him, he embarks on a quest to […]

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Saban Films Buys Kevin Smith’s ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’

Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Kevin Smith’s “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,” the sequel to the 2001 comedy “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.”Saban Films said Friday that it has committed to a “substantial” theatrical release. Smith announced on Jan. 2 that he had launched pre-production on the long-promised project with Jay […]

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Kevin Smith Confirms ‘Jay and Silent Bob’ Reboot, Starts Pre-Production

Kevin Smith has launched pre-production on his long-promised “Jay and Silent Bob” reboot with Jay Mewes and producer Jordan Monsanto.Smith, who first announced the project in August, 2017, made the announcement in Jan. 1 tweet: “Spent the first day of 2019 having a #JayAndSilentBobReboot pre-pre-production meeting.”Smith and Mewes made their film debut in the 1994 […]

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J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Adds Six Projects to Growing Film Slate

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production banner has acquired six new projects from a number of rising filmmakers.Among the titles is a feature on hip-hop artist Bobby Hall, known by his stage name Logic. His song “1-800-273-8255” was nominated for two Grammys. His movie, Everything Must Go, is described as Clerks for a new generation. Hall […]

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Kevin Smith’s Weight Loss Sparks ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Rewrite, Name Change of Popular Podcast

In 1994’s Clerks, writer/director Kevin Smith introduced the world to Silent Bob, an overweight and quiet goofball played by Smith himself. Silent Bob has appeared in multiple movies so far, often alongside a stoner named Jay (Jason Mewes), who would lovingly poke fun at his friend’s weight. Smith experienced a near-fatal heart attack earlier this […]

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Chris Pratt Attacked for Sending ‘Prayers’ to Kevin Smith; James Gunn Sounds Off On Backlash

Chris Pratt is facing backlash from social media users after he posted a tweet in which he sent “prayers” to Kevin Smith following a heart attack. Pratt wrote that Smith’s “Clerks” inspired him when he was a senior in high school and included the line “praying for you.” Smith suffered a heart attack on February […]

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‘Clerks’ Director Kevin Smith is Recovering from a Massive Heart Attack

Over the weekend, we almost lost a beloved director who has become an influential voice in the world of geekdom through a media empire that spans film, television and podcasts. Kevin Smith, best known for directing the indie comedy Clerks and building his own movie universe with films like Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma and Jay […]

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