Kevin Smith Taking Another Bite Out of 'Clerks'?

by David Weiner 1:39 PM PST, December 07, 2012
Photo: The Weinstein Company

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.

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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.

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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…