Alexander Kardelo

10 februari 2017 | 09:00

Jay & Silent Bob kommer tillbaka

Kevin Smith har en reboot på väg åt sina komiska filmhjältar.
En ny film med Jay och Silent Bob är på väg! Det berättar Kevin Smith via Instagram. Han skriver just nu på manuset och hoppas att spela in komedin i sommar.

Arbetstiteln är ”Jay and Silent Bob Reboot”, och vi ska få följa med när de två karaktärerna försöker stoppa Hollywood från att göra en reboot på ”Bluntman and Chronic” - där superhjältarna bygger på dem själva.

”Det blir en kaxig och fånig satir som driver med filmbranschens nya besatthet av reboots”, skriver Smith och lovar en kavalkad av gäststjärnor och bekanta ansikten. 

This is not a drill! This is an actual image from my laptop! Yes, Kids - @jayandsilentbob are coming back! Here's the story: Sadly, Clerks III can't happen (one of our four leads opted out of the flick). So I worked on a #Mallrats movie instead... which also didn't happen because it turned into a #Mallrats series. I've pitched said sequel series to 6 different networks only to find no takers thus far. Mind you, I'm not complaining: nobody gets to make EVERYTHING they wanna make in this business (do they?). And I've been lucky to make anything at all, there's so much competition out there, so many much cooler ideas from fresh folks. And besides: I had #comicbookmen and then @tuskthemovie and @yogahosers (which all came together so crazy quickly), and the podcasts and #fatmanonbatman. With all of that, how could I bitch about no Clerks III or Mallrats 2? Then when I started directing @thecw shows, it was such a slice of Heaven on Earth, I happily put my Askewniverse sequels to the side. Since I sold #Clerks and #Mallrats years ago, they're owned by others, which limits my moves with my own material. I don't mind: back in the day, all I ever wanted to do was sell my stuff so I could be in the movie biz in the first place. So I don't own Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy or #Dogma... But I DO own #jayandsilentbob. So while I love playing with someone else's new toys on @cwtheflash and @Supergirl, I'm getting eager to play with my old toys again in the inter-connected View Askewniverse I spent the first half of my career creating. And so all last month, I had the time of my life laughing while writing "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot" - a fun flick in which the Jersey boys have to go back to Hollywood to stop a brand new reboot of the old "Bluntman & Chronic Movie" they hated so much. It's a tongue-in-cheek, silly-ass satire that pokes fun at the movie business's recent re-do obsession, featuring an all-star cast of cameos and familiar faces! And I already met with the good folks at Miramax and they're into it, so I'm hoping we'll be shooting in the summer! Never give up, kids. You CAN do anything you want in life, so long as you're patient and malleable. #KevinSmith

Ett foto publicerat av Kevin Smith (@thatkevinsmith)

Jay och Silent Bob - spelade av Jason Mewes och Kevin Smith själv - har dykt upp i filmer som ”Clerks”, ”Mallrats”, ”Chasing Amy” och sin egna ”Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” (på svenska: ”Stjärnor utan hjärnor”).

Smith meddelar också att den planerade ”Clerks III” inte blir av då en av skådespelarna lämnat projektet. Han har också försökt göra en tv-serie av ”Mallrats” utan framgång. 
| 10 februari 2017 09:00 |