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Kevin Smith Has Seen The New Batman Suit, Calls It 'Mind Bending'
"It was fantastic. I'm already a flag waver for this movie, but the costume, it blew my mind," Smith said. "I think everyone is just gonna be like 'Holy ****!' It's its own thing, man. It's like we haven't been down this path at all."
Why Quentin Tarantino Said No To Kevin Smith's Tusk
With such a short gestation period – around four months from its initial SModcast conversation to a film soon to be in production – there are a lot of questions left to be answered where this movie in concerned, and Smith wrote a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, getting some of those pesky details out of the way, such as the truth behind how he approached Quentin Tarantino for a role and why the film is seeing yet another delay in production.
Kevin Smith's Surreal Walrus Horror Tusk Lands Justin Long And Michael Parks
So with Parks in mind, Smith “wrote the script around him, so it’s nothing but Michael Parks dialogue porn. Justin Long is the guy in the walrus suit. I needed a guy who has expressive eyes because once you’re in that suit, you’re covered.”
Joss Whedon And Former Batmen Defend Ben Affleck As Batman
First up is Joss Whedon, who knows a thing or two about superheroes having directed the most successful comic book movie of all time. I have a feeling Whedon’s opinion is powerful enough to get at least 5% of people flipping their opinions on Affleck’s involvement. Geek culture can be pretty fickle at times.
Should Kevin Smith Work With Ben Affleck On Batman?
Since Ben Affleck was announced as the new Batman last Thursday, we've been talking about it… a lot. But before we leave the topic behind and go back to speculating about the rest of the superhero universe, we had to deal with the wild suggestion that Sean made to the entire staff a few days back. Now that Ben Affleck is Batman… he should bring his old buddy Kevin Smith along with him
Short Story Saturday: And Affleck Wept
He turned his back on the wind as it tousled his hair, picked up his phone and dialed a number he’d almost forgotten. It was a number he thought he’d never dial again but, just now, it was the phone number of the only person in the world who could possibly understand.It rang only once before he heard a raspy, smoker’s cough and then, “hello?” "Hi Kevin, it's Ben,” he said.
Kevin Smith Announces That Clerks III Is Written
A little more than two months after Kevin Smith announced that he'd begun writing Clerks III comes word from the actor/director/podcaster that he's finished penning the first draft of the script for the anticipated followup to his Jersey-set films, which will now be known as the Clerks trilogy.
Kevin Smith Has Started Writing Clerks III
Those Kevin Smith fans hopeful and anticipating the writer/director's third installment of the Clerks story will be happy to know that Smith has begun writing Clerks III. Smith notified his fans just moments ago that he began writing the third Clerks film at 4:20 in the morning today. Jay and Silent Bob would likely approve of Smith's choice in start-time.
Kevin Smith Plans To Launch Clerks 3 As A Fan-Inspired Book
"I want to do Clerks 3 as a book first," Smith said. "I want to them in episodic chapters so that as I release it, people can read the whole thing and see what it looks like. I get to go inside the characters heads and tell year-one origin stories. The first chapter is Dante and Randall meeting in kindergarten."
How Kevin Smith And Mel Gibson Could Have Directed Good Will Hunting
Fifteen years have passed since Good Will Hunting opened, and to celebrate Boston Magazine spoke with the Damon and Affleck about the movie that—among many other accomplishments—briefly made the Boston accent sexy. Amid the more surprising bits of behind the scenes information the pair shared were a couple of the other directors that had been offered the movie, namely Kevin Smith and Mel Gibson.
Kevin Smith Wants Clerks 3 In Theaters By 2014
In an interview with Good Day L.A., a local Los Angeles morning program, Smith opened up about his successful podcast network, his plans to do the hockey drama Hit Somebody as a mini-series, and his hope to have Clerks 3 released by 2014 … to neatly coincide with the 20th anniversary of the original Clerks
Kevin Smith Plans Clerks 3 As His Final Film
Kevin Smith has spent more than a year now promising that he was almost done with filmmaking, and that the hockey movie Hit Somebody would be his last film-- or maybe two films, depending on which day you asked him. But with recent news that Hit Somebody will be made as a miniseries for television instead
5 Directors Who Should Pull A Ridley Scott And Return To Their Own Pasts
So if it worked for Ridley, why not other directors? Everyone has a director they love who's seemed off their game in recent years, and we came up with 5 who don't just need a change of pace, but who need to get back to what they focused on in their younger years. Check out our suggestions below, and let us know of your own picks for directors who need to revisit their own pasts in the comments
Kevin Smith Partnering With Phase 4 Films For SModcast Distribution Deal
“SModcast Pictures will be taking your show on the road this year, as we apply our Red State touring model to the indie flicks made by you,” Smith writes. “I honestly cannot wait to start finding flicks to take out on the road. Live action, animation, big budget, micro-budget, comedy, drama, horror -- I want you to send ‘em all to SMacquisitions@phase4films.com! Come join the circus!”
Kevin Smith's Hit Somebody Won't Be Split Into Two Movies After All
For those not keeping score, Hit Somebody tells the story of a Canadian farm boy who discovers he has a special talent for hockey violence. He eventually goes pro, but becomes dissatisfied with his job of slamming the crap out of people on the ice; he wants some of the glory, maybe to actually score a goal for once. If it all sounds vaguely familiar, it's because Hit Somebody is an adaptation of the Warren Zevon song of the same name.
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