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  1. Kevin Smith was too happy to make moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Anniston Star

    The 46-year-old writer-and-director previously vowed he planned to retire from the film industry in 2010 but returned with 'Tusk' in 2013 and he made the decision because he was "struggling" to find inspiration as everything was going so well in his life. He said: "Happy people don't make great art, it's that simple.

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  2. Illumination COO Natalie Fischer Stepping Aside; Ex-Jim Henson Boss To Replace HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deadline

    Natalie Fischer , a key figure in the launch of Chris Meledandri 's Illumination Entertainment and its chief operating officer since 2012, will be stepping aside later this year to move into an advisor role. The Universal-based company made the announcement today and said that former Jim Henson Company president Peter Schube has been tapped to replace her.

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  3. Kevin Smith: Formerly Philly-shot 'Mallrats' sequel, 'Clerks 3' may be comic books insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Philly.com

    Kevin Smith at Exton Square Mall, where he had planned to shoot a sequel TV series to the 1995 hit, Mallrats. New Jersey-born director Kevin Smith won't be shooting Clerks 3 or the Mallrats sequel series in the Philadelphia area, after all - but he still might put the stories out in comic book form .

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  4. Kevin Smith Will Still Release 'Clerks 3' and 'Mallrats 2' in Some FormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | /film

    Just over a week ago, we learned from Kevin Smith that he was working on a sequel to Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back that would take aim at Hollywood's nostalgia obsession by getting nostalgic himself with Jay and Silent Bob Reboot . While that was good news for his most loyal fans, it also came with some bad news about two other projects that took the director back into his own View Askewniverse.

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  5. Kevin Smith Is Making A Spawn Spinoff SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Cinema Blend News

    Kevin Smith is currently working on a spin-off that will take place in the world of Spawn . For those unfamiliar, Spawn is about an anti-hero from hell who hunts demons and takes vengeance on evil, despite his powers being inherently demonic.

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  6. Kevin Smith Working on New Comic Book TV ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | IGN

    ... comic book series where the duo go up against an occult and try to solve several grizzly crimes. "I bumped into Kevin Smith at Sundance and he is beyond himself excited about this, about the show," said BBC America and GM Sarah Barnett. Beyond the ...

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  7. Kevin Smith is Bringing Todd McFarlane's 'Sam and Twitch' To BBC AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | /film

    You've got to hand it to Kevin Smith - the man is certainly keeping busy. Yoga Hosers is a critical and financial bomb? No sweat, he's got episodes of The Flash and Supergirl to direct.

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  8. Kevin Smith's daughter is banned from watching his filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Anniston Star

    The 46-year-old writer-and-director - who is, perhaps, best known for creating Jay and Silent Bob - has admitted that his wife Jennifer is reluctant to expose their teenage daughter to his movies because they are so crude. Asked if it's true that Harley has been banned from watching his films, Kevin said: "I mean, look, I'm all for it, in fact I've been begging her to watch the movies, but her mom, since she was young, always kind of told her 'you don't want to watch dad's movies,' and she was like 'why?' and she was like 'because they'll break your brain, because you'll be disgusted...' "Like, she made me out to be a pornographer, so the kid's only seen 'Mallrats' thus far.

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  9. The force is with themRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NewsReview.com

    When's the last time a film made you laugh until you got cramps and your face hurt? Was it Monty Python and the Holy Grail ? Raising Arizona ? South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut ? If you find farts funny, and if you are familiar with the works of writer-director Kevin Smith, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back stands a great chance of giving you gut spasms and a soaked shirt. For me, this film offered consistent laughter comparable to the great Holy Grail , in that I was laughing from the film's beginning until the end credits.

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  10. Kevin Smith Says Plans for Philly-Shot Sequels Are DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Phillymag.com

    Smith made news in 2015 when he announced the Exton Square Mall would serve as the location for his upcoming Mallrats sequel . Earlier that year, the state announced it was giving a tax break for Clerks 3 to shoot in Philadelphia.

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  11. New Beyonce, Jay Z song; John Oliver returns; 'Jay & Silent Bob' reboot: AM BuzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Post-Standard

    ... wanted to try and sneak some useful facts into his media diet," Oliver said in an effort to combat "fake news." Kevin Smith is working on a " Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, " likely as a sequel to his 2005 movie "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back." The ...

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  12. Kevin Smith Announces 'Jay and Silent Bob' RebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | NBC Philadelphia

    While it isn't Mallrats 2, director Kevin Smith appears to be getting his work back on the big screen. The New Jersey native announced a reboot for his popular movie 'Jay and Silent Bob' in a nearly 400-word Instagram post Thursday afternoon.

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  13. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. Again.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Film School Rejects

    Clerks III is dead, he says, because one of the four leads opted out of doing the film, and Mallrats 2 is now a TV series he's in the midst of pitching, but in the instance of both properties Smith's hands are somewhat tied from the get-go because he doesn't own them, others do. In fact, out of all the many distinct characters Smith has created over the years, the only ones he does actually own are Jay and Silent Bob, played by Jason Mewes and himself, respectively.

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  14. The Mallrats TV Show Just Got Bad News From Kevin SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Cinema Blend News

    Over 20 years into his career, filmmaker Kevin Smith hasn't been so successful bringing his storytelling stylings to television, where he's more active in acting and directing. It seemed that would change in a huge way when it was announced his idea for a Mallrats follow-up was being spun from a feature into a TV show, but it sounds like Mallbrats ' plans have either been shelved or tossed out completely.

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  15. 'Jay & Silent Bob Reboot' Underway: Kevin Smith Reveals Epic Sequel To 2001 FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | HollywoodLife

    It's been 16 years since 'Jay & Silent Bob Strikes Back' debuted in theaters, but fans could look forward to a seeing the bromance on screen again in the near future! Actor Kevin Smith revealed that a remake is in the works! Get the scoop here. OMG, this is great news! Kevin Smith , 46, who originally played Silent Bob in the 2001 film Jay & Silent Bob Strikes Back , took to social media on Feb. 9, to announce that the film is getting an official reboot! "This is not a drill! This is an actual image from my laptop! Yes, Kids - @jayandsilentbob are coming back," Kevin tweeted .

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  16. The reboot craze hits a new high: Kevin Smith to bring back Jay and Silent BobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Digital Trends

    If you've been anxiously awaiting a new Clerks or Mallrats movie, that's not going to happen, but creator Kevin Smith is resurrecting two key characters from those films -- Jay and Silent Bob, Kevin Smith has confirmed that he will be resurrecting one of his most famous characters - Silent Bob - along with the much more vocal, knit-cap-wearing Jay, in a post on his Facebook page. "This is not a drill!" Smith writes, alongside a photo of the cover page for his upcoming script about the dynamic duo.

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  17. 'Jay and Silent Bob Reboot' Is Kevin Smith's New Film,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | /film

    Over the past few years, Kevin Smith has branched out beyond what came to be known as his View Askewniverse film roster to try his hand at some different kinds of movies. There was the dark thriller Red State ; the creepy thriller Tusk ; and the hodgepodge of Clerks , Canada, and Gremlins with Nazi sausages that was Yoga Hosers .

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  18. 'Jay and Silent Bob' are coming backRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | MyHighPlains.com

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  19. Kevin Smith puts Exton Square Mall-shot 'Mallrats' sequel on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Philly.com

    Kevin Smith at Exton Square Mall, where he had planned to shoot a sequel TV series to the 1995 hit, Mallrats. New Jersey-born director Kevin Smith on Thursday announced that his Exton Square Mall-shot sequel to the 1995 hit Mallrats is officially on hold.

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  20. Kevin Smith Set to Make Jay and Silent Bob RebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | ComingSoon.net

    Filmmaker Kevin Smith has always been a fairly prolific director of various films and TV , but the last few years have seen several planned projects go by the wayside, including Clerks III and his hockey epic Hit Somebody , as well as a TV series based on Buckaroo Banzai . Now Smith has posted to Instagram that his planned Mallrats TV series has become untenable, so he has written a script for a return to his View Askew Universe called Jay and Silent Bob Reboot .

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