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Posts Tagged ‘Steve Stark’

Fan Tweet Morphs Into $69,000 Kevin Smith Cartoon Feature

How cool is this? A few years ago, Toronto-based animator Steve Stark tweeted out to Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes a cartoon he put together based on a Jay & Silent Bob SModcast. It led to a relationship that now has the Canuck first-time directing the pair’s cartoon feature.

Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie will start rolling out this spring by means of a Red State USA-style cross-country road show, with the two leads in tow for lively post-show podcast Q&A. From today’s announcement:

“This is what can happen when you put the plug in the jug, kids,” said Mewes. “As an actor, it was awesome to play Jay again. But as a producer, I sweated every nickel because I wanted to keep the budget low… And dirty.”

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‘When Harry Met Sally’ Actress Michelle Nicastro Dead at 50

Actress Michelle Nicastro died in her Toluca Lake home last Thursday after a 10 year battle with breast cancer. Nicastro was best known for her small role in the Billy Crystal/Meg Ryan film “When Harry Met Sally.” She also starred as Eponine in the original LA production of “Les Miserables.” She leaves behind her husband, television producer Steve Stark and two daughters.