Director Kevin Smith has recently released Clerks 3 Shooting Details. The Clerks series is a cult classic, with Clerks being the most successful of the three. Clerks 3 Shooting Details will be a return to form for Smith, and should be worth the wait!
It’s been 20 years since the release of Clerks, and it is time for some closure. Clerks III will be a return to form for Smith as he brings back many characters from past films. Clerks III will be a lot darker, and less of the crass humour that made Clerks so popular.
The Dark Side of Clerks:
Shooting Details (Clerks III) is set for release in 2022. Writer/director Kevin Smith has recently released an interview with Entertainment Weekly that he shares new details about his Clerks sequel Clerks III.
Smith explains that Clerks III will be a return to form for Smith as he brings back many characters from past films, and it features the classic crass humour of Clerks.
The film is set 20 years after 1999’s Clerks (which was released in 1994), which was set ten years after Clerks II.
Smith also talks about Clerks III being the most expensive film he has made to date, but that doesn’t mean it will be the longest. “No one wants to watch a four-hour Kevin Smith movie,” he says with a laugh.
When Clerks II was released in 2002 Independent film written and directed by Kevin Smith. It’s the sequel to Clerks, which he wrote and directed as well (which came out in 1994). The film stars Brian O’Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Rosario Dawson, and Jason Mewes as their original characters Randal Graves, Dante Hicks, Jay, and Silent Bob.
Clerks II is set primarily over the course of a single day, as Clerks Dante Hicks and Randal Graves are working at their New Jersey convenience store called Quick Stop.
This time Jay has become a white-hat hacker with an on-again-off-again relationship with Silent Bob’s sister Janey. Dante drives all over New Jersey and up into Pennsylvania to find a way of saving the store. Clerks III is set six months after Clerks II, with Dante finally going back to college in Pittsburgh, PA under a scholarship he never wanted.
Rosario Dawson’s character Becky was not included in Clerks III because she “wasn’t needed” for Clerks III.