Filmmaker, podcast personality and TV show host Kevin Smith has said repeatedly that once he finishes his two-part hockey movie Hit Somebody, he'll be done with feature films altogether. But now that it looks like the flying puck comedy will be a miniseries instead, that final film of his could very well be Clerks III.
Smith tweeted today, "So with the HIT SOMEBODY shift, the minute Jeff Anderson signs on, my last cinematic effort as a writer/director will be CLERKS III. #TaDa"
The tweet perhaps implies that original Clerks star Anderson may have had a change of heart after declaring that Clerks II would be his final outing as the snappy character Randal Graves.
Of course, Smith's 1994 black-and-white comedy put him on the map and launched his career. Going full circle with a trilogy would make sense if he truly plans on retiring from the director's chair. Now, he just has to bribe Randal with something sweet…