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Kevin Smith Drafts Script for Clerks III


Director and writer Kevin Smith has drafted his script for Clerks III, the next film in the cult movie series he wrote, directed and acted in 1994.

On March 8th, Smith posted the first page of the script on Instagram, promising: “20 years later, this is the beginning of the end…”

Apparently, he worked quickly. Smith posted a photograph of the script on Instagram: “IT IS ACCOMPLISHED! First draft of CLERKS III is 137 pages. Plays like the EMPIRE STRIKES BACK of the Clerks trilogy.”

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Kevin Smith To Shoot TV Show in His Comic Book Shop

Filmmaker Kevin Smith will partner with AMC to create a reality television series set in Smith’s comic book shop, The Secret Stash. Smith enjoys reading comic books and graphic novels and usually hosts a panel at San Diego Comic Con every year.

A three-day shoot will take place from June 14th to June 16th at the Red Bank, New Jersey shop. The director is casting comic lovers from the New York tri-state area between the ages of twenty-one to thirty-five.

Here’s more from the Facebook announcement: “He’s [Smith] not looking for actors, he’s looking for real people who live and breath the comic book lifestyle. Must be funny outgoing and have a knowledge and passion for comics, superheroes, movie memorabilia and everything that goes with it.” (via Shelf Awareness)

Sirius XM Social Networking Fixes

mikep23.jpgSocial networking is like writing a novel. It looks easy and lots of people try it–but only a few writers actually succeed.

Today’s guest on the Morning Media Menu was Mike Pifferrer, host and producer of Sirius XM Hits 1 on Sirius XM Radio. He talked about publishing headlines, including director Kevin Smith‘s 24-hour Twitter marathon to support his upcoming book and novelist James Patterson‘s stunning 17-book deal with Hachette.

Around the 7:45 mark, Pifferrer had this advice about building better relationships with readers through social networking: “Literally it’s hard work. It’s putting your nose to the grindstone. You need to answer as many people as possible and make yourself available. The most important thing is to give the aura that you are just like them, you are a normal person who just happens to be doing what you are doing. Because the minute you step up to that next level where you are untouchable, it takes a new shape and form.”