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Kevin Smith Reveals He Spent a Month in a Mental Health Treatment Facility, Was Sexually Abused as a Child

Kevin Smith says he spent a month in a mental health treatment facility last January after having a “complete break from reality” and reveals how therapy helped him understand that childhood interactions he experienced were a form of sexual abuse. In a new interview with People magazine, the Clerks and Chasing Amy director details his […]

‘Clerks III’ Filmmaker Kevin Smith Talks Phase Two of His Ben Affleck Friendship and His ‘Mallrats 2’ Dreams

Clerks III filmmaker Kevin Smith is making the most of his new lease on life, and that includes phase two of his friendship with longtime collaborator Ben Affleck. The two met during the audition process for Mallrats in 1994, and at the time, Affleck credited Smith’s directorial debut, Clerks, for inspiring him to co-write his […]

‘Clerks III’ Review: Kevin Smith’s Trilogy Topper is for Devotees Only

Life and art commingle in Smith's third 'Clerks' film, inspired by the heart attack that nearly killed the writer-director in 2018.

Kevin Smith Details Plot of Original Script for ‘Clerks III’: “Mercifully, We Never Made It”

Kevin Smith says he started thinking about another Clerks film after finishing the 2006 sequel. While he ultimately accomplished the task — Clerks III hits theaters courtesy of Lionsgate in partnership with Fathom Events on Sept. 13-18 — the beloved filmmaker is relieved that it’s not based on his original script. “It opened on the […]

Mattel Hitting San Diego Comic-Con With ‘Masters of the Universe,’ WWE Superstars (Exclusive)

Mattel is one of the companies that makes a big footprint at San Diego Comic-Con, especially for its vaunted exclusive collectibles. This year, however, the company is marking its first in-person appearance since 2019 with an agenda that features a slew of big-name panels, signings and giveaways. Among the festivities will be a Hall H […]

Kevin Smith Unveils ‘Clerks 3’ Trailer, Release Date Set

A massive heart attack has Randal deciding to make a movie about his life working at the Quick Stop convenience store, as fans got a sneak peek when the official trailer for Kevin Smith’s Clerks 3 dropped Wednesday. As Lionsgate and Fathom Events get set to bring the sequel to theaters for two nights only, […]

Kevin Smith to Launch Dark Horse Comic Book Line (Exclusive)

Kevin Smith is getting in the Dark Horse business with a line of creator own comics that he will write. The line will be called Kevin Smith’s Secret Stash Press, named for his New Jersey comic shop. Smith will launch his line this fall with Masquerade, an eight-issue series about a budding vigilante. It will […]

‘Jay and Silent Bob’ Actor Jason Mewes Shares Heartbreaking Personal Addiction Story Involving Kevin Smith

Jason Mewes recently opened up about his substance addiction over the years and shared one particularly sad story that involved his best pal, filmmaker Kevin Smith. Currently sober for 11 years, the actor spoke candidly about his battle on the latest episode of Steve-O’s Wild Ride! podcast. Mewes is best known for appearing in several […]

Kevin Smith Speaks Out on ‘Spider-Man’ Oscars Snub: “Make a Populist Choice”

Kevin Smith has an issue with the Academy failing to give Spider-Man: No Way Home an Oscar nomination for best picture. While speaking on his FatMan Beyond podcast, Smith questioned the best picture snub. “They got 10 slots, they can’t give one to the biggest fucking movie of, like, the last three years?” he argued. “Man, and they’re […]

Kevin Smith’s ‘Clerks 3’ Lands at Lionsgate

Lionsgate has picked up the worldwide rights to Kevin Smith’s Clerks 3, the long-gestating sequel to the indie film cult classic. Smith wrote the script and will direct, with all major castmembers returning, including Jeff Anderson as Randal, Brian O’Halloran as Dante, Jay Mewes as Jay, Smith as Silent Bob, and Rosario Dawson as Becky. […]

Netflix’s ‘Masters of the Universe’ Reboot Releases Official Trailer

Here’s the official first trailer for Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Kevin Smith’s reboot of the 1980s animated action series: The production also announced a few more voices for its cast: Dennis Haysbert as King Grayskull, Adam Gifford as Vikor and Jay Tavare as Wundar. The five-episode series has a star-packed cast including Mark Hamill as Skeletor, […]

‘Clerk’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Malcolm Ingram ('Small Town Gay Bar') chronicles the career of longtime associate Kevin Smith in 'Clerk.'