Casting Val Kilmer and Melissa Benoist in a Batman v. Superman satire may prove to be a stroke of genius for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot director Kevin Smith, who brings back his beloved stoner duo for another big-screen adventure. This time, they’re setting out to stop another film adaptation of the comic book that they inspired, Bluntman and Chronic. But in the new Jay and Silent Bob Reboot clip, the pair end up being more flattered by the portrayal of the Supergirl star as a female version of the stoner superhero Chronic, fighting Kilmer’s Bluntman. Also Tommy Chong is there. Watch the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot clip below.
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While Sony Pictures is currently getting a new Masters of the Universe movie together, there’s another treat in store for fans who have been anxious to head back to Eternia. Filmmaker Kevin Smith announced at Power-Con that he will act as executive producer and showrunner on a new He-Man and the Masters of the Universe series at Netflix that will pick up where the original series left off back in 1985. Read More »
It’s been awhile since we last discussed the prospect of Zack Snyder’s cut of Justice League. But since there’s a contingent of fans out there who just can’t stop demanding that Warner Bros. Pictures release the director’s original vision for the DC Comics superhero ensemble movie, it’s still a (somewhat) relevant topic of discussion.
Director Kevin Smith is the latest to offer up details on the existence of the Snyder Cut of Justice League. While he didn’t work on the DC Comics film at all, he does have a number of ties to the comic book world in its various forms of media. And in his discussions with people at different levels of production on the movie itself, he has confirmed that there is a Zack Snyder cut of Justice League that exists, but it’s not in any form that fans would probably want to see released. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, go through the entire process of making a Marvel Studios movie with producers Jonathan Schwartz and Victoria Alonso. Plus, watch Kevin Smith‘s entire Jay and Silent Bob Reboot panel from San Diego Comic-Con, and listen as Alan Cumming recounts some of his most memorable characters, from GoldenEye to X2: X-Men United and more. Read More »
After Comic-Con offered up our first look at a new Sith Trooper, a new TIE Fighter, and the promise of a comic book fleshing out the story of the Knights of Ren, it seemed like we might be done with revelations from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. But there’s one last tidbit, albeit a vague one, that came from director Kevin Smith over the weekend.
In case you hadn’t heard, Kevin Smith had a heart attack early in 2018, and it prompted him to lose a bunch of weight and start living a healthier lifestyle. Upon his recovery, J.J. Abrams promised to have Kevin Smith see the set of The Rise of Skywalker. Since Abrams is a man of his word, Smith visited Pinewood Studios across the pond, but there’s one set that he decided to avoid seeing, because it was the setting of The Rise of Skywalker’s final shot, and he was told it will “melt your mind.” Read More »
It wouldn’t be Comic-Con without a panel from filmmaker, television director, comic writer, and pop culture influencer Kevin Smith. However, this year didn’t just have the Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy and Dogma director gabbing away and telling showbiz stories.
At Comic-Con, the Kevin Smith Reboots Hall H panel debuted some clips for the filmmaker’s forthcoming comedy Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, a sequel/reboot of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. Plus, he also debuted a scene from the film showcasing the movie within the movie: Bluntman v Chronic, clearly taking a cue from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Find out what we learned from the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Comic-Con panel presentation below. Read More »
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 »