Kevin Smith To Retire From Directing After 'Clerks 3'
Reported by Outsiders - 2012.12.12
This week during his multi-tweets from his account director Kevin Smith announced that he is changing his plans for his future. Before, Smith announced that he would direct one last feature called Hit Somebody which would be a movie about hockey and then he would retire from filming. Now, Smith has announced that Hit Somebody has become a miniseries and will officially retire after his grand finale of Clerks III.
"So with the 'HIT SOMEBODY' shift, the minute Jeff Anderson signs on, my last cinematic effort as a writer/director will be 'CLERKS III.'"
Smith has kept any information about Clerks 3 to himself and the project is in the early stages of development.
"Iíve got a 70 page outline for 'Clerks III.' Transitioning to full script wonít take long."
As for actors returning, Smith has mentioned Jeff Anderson, Jason Mewes and Trevor Fehrman and also hinted that the 3rd movie will be shot in black and white as like the 1st movie.