Clerks 3 Update: Kevin Smith Finishes First Draft

In a Facebook post published on Thursday, writer/director/pop culture enthusiast Kevin Smith revealed that he has “just finished” the first draft of Clerks 3. He also shared that he started writing on December 28, and that this is technically the second version of the film he’s written, adding that he’s “now very happy we never made” the previous version from six years ago.

Comparing this draft to the previous one, Smith writes that this is “a much more personal story than the previous incarnation, drawing directly on the heart attack that nearly killed me (three years ago next month).” Smith also posted a picture of a fraction of the script’s first page, which you can read for yourself below.

No Caption Provided

Elsewhere in the Facebook post, Smith also shares that while his own mortality was very much in mind for the script, he promises “this script to Clerks 3 makes me laugh out loud.” He also credited the realities of living in quarantine and overall “the real world lately” were a major catalyst for Smith to hold still, sit down, and bang out a draft–noting that “the writing doesn’t begin when you start tapping the keys: I’ve been stirring this stew in my brain pan for a while now.”

Continue Reading at GameSpot

This post has been read 9 times!

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
Not Optional
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments