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"Clerks 3" To Be Kevin Smith's Last Film

By Garth Franklin Monday December 10th 2012 07:54AM
"Clerks 3" To Be Kevin Smith's Last Film

With Kevin Smith's hockey film "Hit Somebody" being changed from a theatrical feature to a multi-part mini-series, Kevin Smith has decided to have one more go at making a movie before retiring from directing.

That film? A third "Clerks." Smith tweeted on Friday: "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 is following a pattern akin to Richard Linklater's "Before Sunrise" franchise. It began with a mid-1990's film following two people in their 20's. Then came a mid-2000's sequel with the same pair in their 30's. Finally we'll get a mid-2010's film with the duo in their 40's.

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