A number of months again, Kevin Smith delivered to the lots Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, his return to the live-action View Asknewiverse after greater than a decade away. However it wasn’t the primary time he tried to revisit this shared world that launched along with his movie debut, Clerks. At one time he was getting a Mallrats sequel together, and whereas issues didn’t work out with that, it seems that Smith has revived the challenge.
Whereas lately speaking about his 2019 highlights, Kevin Smith additionally talked a bit bit about what he has developing, which included writing the next:
For individuals who want a refresher, Kevin Smith introduced in March 2015 that he was writing Mallrats 2, and he managed to recruit varied members from the unique forged to reprise their roles. By 2016, Mallrats 2 had been become a 10-episode TV series, however in early 2017, Smith revealed that the Mallrats follow-up wouldn’t be going forward as a result of the networks he pitched the present to weren’t .
Now, almost three full years later, Kevin Smith has knowledgeable the lots that he’s again to engaged on a Mallrats sequel, and its official title is Twilight of the Mallrats. It’s unclear if this is identical model of Mallrats 2 that Kevin Smith had deliberate again when he was conceiving it as a film, or if he’s provide you with a distinct story, however the truth that he talked about Brodie Bruce signifies that he already has Jason Lee on board to take part.
Kevin Smith additionally stated in his Instagram post that the script for Clerks III is “additionally underway,” although it stays to be seen if the threequel or Twilight of the Mallrats will come out first. Clerks III had equally been shelved years again, however final 12 months, Smith introduced that he was engaged on a new version of the story that can conclude the Clerks saga.
Whereas Kevin Smith didn’t reveal why he’s engaged on Twilight of the Mallrats, I think about it has one thing to do with Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Following its two-night Fathom Occasions run final October, Smith has been introduced the film at many places on nationwide roadshow tour, so he’s seen and met loads of people who find themselves massive followers of the View Askewniverse. Throw in Smith’s point out that Jay and Silent Bob Reboot has remodeled $three million up to now, and maybe he felt that together with delivering Clerks III, there’s nonetheless sufficient curiosity on this franchise to warrant giving Mallrats 2 one other shot.
Keep tuned to CinemaBlend for extra updates regarding Twilight of the Mallrats and Kevin Smith’s different inventive endeavors. For now, you’ll be able to look by our 2020 release schedule to plan your journeys to the theater on this new 12 months accordingly.