When the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot trailer arrived this past week, longtime Kevin Smith fans were happy to see that the friendship between the filmmaker and Ben Affleck had been rekindled after years of not speaking to each other. Affleck briefly appeared in the trailer as his Chasing Amy character Holden McNeil, and now that the cat is out of the bag, Smith took to Instagram to explain how these two longtime friends finally reunited. Read More »
Are you ready for the return of Jay and Silent Bob? Well, whether you like it or not, the stoner duo brought to life by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith are back for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, one final round for these chuckleheads after debuting 25 years ago in the indie hit Clerks. Following in the footsteps of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, the new movie finds Jay and Silent Bob setting out to stop another film adaptation of the comic book that they inspired, Blutman and Chronic. Only this time, they’ll encounter a whole slew of different characters: some new, and some from the films from the past of Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse.
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San Diego Comic-Con is nearly upon us, and Kevin Smith is preparing to debut the first trailer and a sneak peek from his forthcoming movie Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. The movie treads the same territory as Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back with the titular stoners setting out to stop a reboot of the fictional movie Bluntman and Chronic. However, this time instead of being a goofy adaptation of the comic book that’s full of dick and fart jokes, Hollywood decided to take the tokin’ duo in a different direction.
Kevin Smith has revealed the teaser poster for Bluntman v Chronic, the movie-within-a-movie at the center of Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. As you can see, Smith is clearly riffing on the gritty darkness of Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the actors bringing this new version of the stoner superheroes to life clearly aren’t Jason Biggs and James Van Der Beek again. Get a better look at the Bluntman v Chronic poster below. Read More »
When people think of Star Wars, they think of big visual effects-driven action sequences with lightsabers, spaceships and laser blasts. But the original Star Wars didn’t have nearly as many visual effects shots as the saga films of today. Many of the film’s most amazing shots were done practically without any post-production visual effects work needed. In fact, director Kevin Smith revealed that there are actually more visual effects shots in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot than the original Star Wars. Read More »
How did a fan get revenge on someone who spoiled Avengers: Infinity War for them last year? What’s one thing that Infinity Gauntlet writer Jim Starlin wanted in the Avengers movies? Want to get some Stan Lee inspired coffee? What was Charlize Theron‘s reaction to being offered a certain role in Wonder Woman? Were Quicksilver or Justin Hammer ever considered to pop up in Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot finished production earlier this month, but that’s not stopping writer/director Kevin Smith from continuing to add names to the big roster of people stopping by the comedy sequel. The filmmaker took to Instagram over the weekend to reveal The Avengers franchise star Chris Hemsworth filmed some kind of small role for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Plus, Kevin Smith has finished his first cut of the movie, and thankfully it’s nowhere near as long as Avengers: Endgame. Read More »
Writer/director Kevin Smith is one of the biggest celebrity Star Wars fans out there, so it’s no surprise that he has some thoughts about the new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer that debuted at Star Wars Celebration a few days ago. Read More »
Remember when Peter Jackson gave fans an unprecedented look behind the scenes at the making of King Kong with his online production diaries? That was something that was a great influence on the creation of /Film, and we’re very excited to see that director Kevin Smith is going to chronicle the making of his latest film, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Today, the filmmaker launched The Road to Reboot, a series of videos that will be released on YouTube to give fans an in-depth look at the making of a movie. Check out the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot production diaries below. Read More »
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Jay and Silent Bob Reboot has wrapped principal photography, with or without Ben Affleck. But this final week of production had plenty of cameos featuring stars from Kevin Smith‘s previous films in the View Askewniverse, and not just Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. The latest reveals from Kevin Smith include the return of the leading ladies from Chasing Amy and Clerks II, not to mention the return of a couple very serious actors. Find out the latest Jay and Silent Bob Reboot cameos below. Read More »
This month, Kevin Smith has been busy shooting Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. The film will act as a reboot/remake/sequel to Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, but as we’ve seen in various set photo revelations and production diaries, this is also a way for Kevin Smith to revisit his old movies and friends from the View Askewniverse (including Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, and Clerks II). But there’s been one face from Kevin Smith’s that everyone has assumed wouldn’t return.
Kevin Smith used to be great friends with Ben Affleck. The director even helped boost Affleck’s career as a leading man thanks to Chasing Amy. However, the last time they worked together was Clerks II in 2006, and over the years, Smith has made it clear that he and Affleck really weren’t friends anymore. However, it sounds like Affleck is open to burying the hatchet if there’s an opportunity. The only problem is it might be too late. Read More »