Kevin Smith Announces His Retirement; Red State Gets Release Date

Well, as you may or may not know, the premiere screening for Kevin Smith’s Red State at Sundance Film Festival just ended not long ago. Following that, Kevin had a Q&A after the screening. With news pouring in all over Twitter, it has now been revealed that during this conference, Kevin Smith has announced his retirement as a director. He stated the Hit Somebody will be the last film he makes.

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JL2876d ago

This kinda sucks. I hope Hit Somebody proves worthy of being a Kevin Smith farewell film.

INehalemEXI2876d ago

He still going to do acting?

JL2876d ago

Not sure, he just said that Hit Somebody will be the last movie he directs.

Soldierone2876d ago

He will most likely become a producer. Most directors turn to that for a while then will direct again after a year or two.

Sunny_D2875d ago

Lol, I'm sorry but based off that pic, He does not look like an actor. But, hey who am I to judge. He could be a good actor. You don't have to have Hollywood looks to be a great actor. Kind of like the movie, Precious.

INehalemEXI2875d ago (Edited 2875d ago )

I liked Silent Bob it was like Chaplin but lead to explosion.

JL2876d ago

Really? You seriously don't know who Kevin Smith is?

Quagmire2876d ago

Was he in Get him to the Greek?

JL2876d ago

Get Him to the Greek? No. He did Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks 2.

Quagmire2874d ago

They sound like pornos.

Crazay2876d ago

I hope he's just messing around. I'm really hopeful for another Clerks movie. Personally I'm a really big fan of his and can't say that I didn't enjoy all (still haven't seen Cop Out) his movies to some capacity.

Soldierone2876d ago

Didn't even think of that. Could be a marketing scheme could be joking or could be pulling a brett favre haha. Anything is possible but let's just hope clerks 3 is his last

Crazay2876d ago

when was there talk about Clerks 3?

Soldierone2876d ago

There isn't. He said something about it a long time ago but that's it. I'm just saying if he does retire then I hope his last movie is clerks 3 not this.

Soldierone2876d ago

Nooooo what about Clerks 3!

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