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After Oscar Win, Taika Waititi Eyes a Gory, Psychedelic Hollywood Satire Starring Jude Law

After winning the Oscar for Best Adapted screenplay for his Nazi satire “Jojo Rabbit,” Taika Waititi has reportedly signed on to co-write, executive produce, and direct some episodes of a limited series from Showtime, “The Auteur.”The series, which is still in development, would see Waititi adapting the psychedelic graphic novel of the same name by […]

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Kevin Smith Talks the DNA of ‘Mallrats’, Which He Had to Rediscover for ‘Mallrats 2’

With Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, writer and director Kevin Smith dug back into his interconnected series of comedies known as the View Askewniverse. The movie felt like a farewell of sorts to characters from Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, but instead, Smith seems to be reinvigorated to […]

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Kevin Smith Is Once Again Developing A ‘Mallrats’ Sequel But Isn’t Sure If ‘Clerks III’ Will Be First

You really shouldn’t shit on a guy that miraculously recovered from a major, life-threatening heart attack and went on to make a film that is one of the most personal of his career. But when that guy is Kevin Smith and the film is “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,” you can’t just give him a […]

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‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Clerks, ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Added to National Film Registry

“Purple Rain,” “Clerks,” “She’s Gotta Have It,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Amadeus,” “Sleeping Beauty,””Boys Don’t Cry” and “The Last Waltz” are among this year’s additions to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.The list also includes 1944’s “Gaslight,” starring Ingrid Bergman in an Oscar-winning performance; the 1955 film noir “The Phenix City Story,” based […]

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‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Amadeus,’ ‘Boys Don’t Cry,’ ‘Clerks’ Enter National Film Registry

Purple Rain, Amadeus, She’s Gotta Have It and Clerks — this year’s biggest public vote-getter — plus seven films directed by women, including Boys Don’t Cry, are among the latest cinematic treasures chosen for the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry, it was announced Wednesday.The list of 25 films picked to be preserved for future […]

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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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