Kevin Smith News


Posted July 17th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

What's Popping: 'Dumbo,' Star Trek 3,' 'David,' 'Episode VII,' 'Tusk' Spinoff

12:13 PM 7/12/2014 by Binh Ngo
Dumbo is the latest Disney animated classic to get the live-action treatment, and writing the script will be Transfromers writer Ehren Kruger.

With 'Clerks 3' on the Backburner, Kevin Smith Moves to 'Tusk' Spin-off

2:43 PM 7/8/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Kevin Smith says the Weinsteins have passed on Clerks 3, so he's doing a spin-off of his forthcoming horror movie Tusk. "[The Weinsteins] passed [on Clerks 3]," Smith told Screen Daily (via Variety). "I went in with a $6 million budget and they were like, 'Oh no, Kevin. This is too high.' Bob offered us distribution, but they weren't going to finance it."

Kevin Smith Debuts Tusk Teaser Poster, Trailer Heads to Comic-Con – Kevin Smith has debuted the poster for Tusk, his latest “horror film” which is due to arrive in theaters this fall from A24. According to the filmmaker, the San Diego Comic-Con will serve as the backdrop for the movie’s trailer premiere. Smith dropped both bits of news via his blog this afternoon. 2 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan

Kevin Smith describes Star Wars Episode VII set visit – Kevin Smith was lucky enough to visit the set of Star Wars: Episode VII last month, and even though he's probably signed an NDA the size of a Death Star, he's given some cool details about his experience. "[Abrams] had sent me an email out of the blue while they were shooting in Abu Dhabi last month," Smith said. 2 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee

Kevin Smith Confirms Nikki Finke's DC Films Scoop – Last week the internet melted when former Deadline writer Nikki Finke revealed that DC were planning to announce their plans to expand the DC Cinematic universe by announcingShazam, Sandman, Justice League, Wonder Woman, Flash/Green Lantern team-up and Man of Steel 2 (if you missed it, check it out HERE), and it looks like she was right!Kevin Smith appeared on the SModcast Hollywood Babble-On podcast this week and at the 1 hour 29 minute mark he revealed that he new about the lineup for a while but was unable to say anything!

5 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan

Kevin Smith Offers a Bloody Look at Justin Long in Tusk – Kevin Smith shared a photo of actor Justin Long on the set ofTusk today, via Instagram. And what we're looking at here appears to be Long's character undergoing his walrus transformation. His arms are stitched together and his teeth…I'm not sure what's up with his mouth there. A24 is releasing the film this fall.

7 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan

Kevin Smith's 'Comes the Krampus' Retitled To 'Anti-Claus'

4:59 PM 4/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
Do you know what a Krampus is? No? Maybe that's why Kevin Smith's Christmas horror tale Comes the Krampus has been renamed to Anti-Claus. According to The Hollywood Reporter, XYZ Films will be presenting the movie, which should be shooting right now, to prospective buyers with the new title at Cannes.


Kevin Smith's 'Krampus' Horror Gets Cast, Concept Art & New Title – Earlier this year, director Kevin Smith revealed that another feature film project had surfaced following an idea that came about during an episode of Smodcast's EDUMACATION podcast with Andy McElfresh. The Clerks and Dogma director intended to co-write the script for a film called Comes the Krampus, which was proposed as a holiday horror anthology that would have Smith directing a segment. 12 weeks 2 days ago via jetli

Cannes: Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment Reteaming With Kevin Smith for 'Anti-Claus' (Exclusive) – XYZ Films will show early art of the filmmaker's yuletide horror film -- including images of the devil-like "Krampus" -- to foreign buyers at the upcoming film market. 12 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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