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Watch: First Twisted Trailer For Kevin Smith’s Bizarro Low-Budget Horror Movie ‘Tusk’

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • July 25, 2014 11:07 PM
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Kevin Smith has really done an about face in the last few years. In 2012, just after his mooted hockey film project “Hit Somebody” went south, the director decided to change gears and write a “Clerks 3” movie. He then even essentially announced his retirement on Twitter, claiming the third ‘Clerks’ film would be final feature (there was some plan for “Hit Somebody” to be a TV mini-series, but that hasn’t panned out yet).

Kevin Smith Talks 'Batman v. Superman' Rumors, Says 'Clerks 3' Will Still Happen & Reveals 'Tusk' Poster

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 8, 2014 2:50 PM
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Give Kevin Smith an inch and he'll go a mile... The past few days have seen the director at the center of rumors saying that he had written a fake "Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice" script to throw off fanboys and movie sites, while also revealing that the Weinsteins had passed on financing his $6 million "Clerks 3." Well, he addresses both of those things and more today over on his blog, Silent Bob Speaks.

Kevin Smith Provides Update On 'Clerks 3,' Planning 'Tusk' Spinoff & Is At Center Of Latest 'Batman v. Superman' Rumor

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 7, 2014 10:25 AM
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Even though he doesn't even have a movie in theaters, the chatty Kevin Smith has been generating a lot of print over the last few days. The gushing comments about his "Star Wars: Episode 7" set visit made the rounds on the July 4th weekend, and waking up this morning, it seems the filmmaker has even more to share about a couple of projects on his plate. And just for the hell of it, he's at the heart of latest rumor surrounding "Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice."

Johnny Depp Is In Kevin Smith's 'Tusk' According To Justin Long

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 11, 2014 5:26 PM
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Okay, here's an odd one. So, Justin Long was interviewed by Long Island News Day, in a piece published a few weeks ago. But it has picked up interest because the actor seemingly randomly name dropped/humblebragged about a major star popping up in Kevin Smith's forthcoming "Tusk." Either that or something went horribly awry in the transcription process.

Kevin Smith Says 'Clerks 3' To Shoot In May, Teases 'Tusk' For Cannes, Writing Rapture Flick 'Helena Handbag'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 31, 2013 9:17 AM
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If Kevin Smith and Jay Z have anything in common, it's that they have a very loose interpretation of the word "retirement." If you recall, the filmmaker who once flirted with packing it all in following "Red State," has done anything but. While it looks like his once-mooted hockey epic "Hit Somebody" is sitting on the backburner somewhere, he's already wrapped on his next flick, the horror "Tusk," and it seems that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Hugh Jackman Eyes Spy Flick 'Section 6,' Angelina Jolie Pads Out 'Unbroken' Cast & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 14, 2013 5:41 PM
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For up-and-coming screenwriter Aaron Berg his first screenplay sale couldn't have gone any better. His script, titled "Section 6," sparked a bidding war, with Universal nabbing the rights and paying a cool $1.2 million for his thriller that "follows the World War I-era formation of British intelligence agency MI6 and its first director, Sir George Mansfield Cummings, who served as the inspiration for M in the 'James Bond' series." With a logline like that, it's no wonder that Hugh Jackman has taken a look at the material, while Justin Lin and Brett Ratner have also shown an interest as directors. No one is formally attached yet, but it's safe to say this one is going to get some major talent.

Kevin Smith Tried To Get Quentin Tarantino To Take A Role In His Horror Movie 'Tusk'

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • October 10, 2013 9:39 AM
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Kevin Smith took some people by surprise late last month when he announced that his next directorial project wouldn’t be “Clerks III,” but instead, a horror film called “Tusk.” The project will star Michael Parks as a mad scientist who, in Smith’s own words, “intends to sew some hapless lodger into counterfeit blubber, creating a chimera in an effort to answer the ultimate riddle, ‘Is man, indeed, a walrus at heart?’ ” Wow, well, alright then.

Kevin Smith To Shoot Horror Movie 'Tusk' In October, Michael Parks & Justin Long To Star

  • By Ben Brock
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  • September 25, 2013 10:25 AM
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Sites like The Playlist exist for many reasons: but arguably, the most pressing of these reasons is so that the people who write for them can read and listen to the verbal outpourings of Kevin Smith and reduce them to something that normal civilians can absorb, consider and move on in less time than it would take to actually interface with Smith. No disrespect to Smith, who has endured far more than his fair share of disrespect, but seriously, the man never stops talking, and in amongst it is often some fairly interesting stuff. Here then is the latest dispatch from one of our operatives, with a hat tip to Horror Home Network for doing some of the heavy lifting.

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