Kevin Smith

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Kevin Smith

American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and director, as well as a popular comic book writer, author, comedian add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1970.

Countries: United States (73%), (7%), Canada (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Clerks, Cop Out (2010 film), Red State (2011 film)

Linked to: Hulu, The New York Times, Nike, Inc., Daily News

 

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Kevin Smith was born in 1970 add something


1980

Cinema of the United States - American independent cinema was revitalized in the late 1980s and early 1990s when another new generation of moviemakers, including Spike Lee, Steven Soderbergh, Kevin Smith, and Quentin Tarantino made movies like, respectively: "Do the Right Thing"; "Sex, Lies, and Videotape"; "Clerks"; and "Reservoir Dogs"


1988

Jeff Anderson - Born in Connecticut and raised in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, Anderson attended Henry Hudson Regional High School, with his friend, aspiring writer Kevin Smith, from which they both graduated in 1988


1990

Degrassi: The Next Generation - Movie director Kevin Smith has been a fan of the Degrassi series from the early 1990s, when he worked at a convenience store in Leonardo, New Jersey


1994

Sundance Film Festival - It went to the Sundance Film Festival in 1994, where it won the Filmmaker's Trophy and was picked up by Miramax before the festival's end add something

 

Cannes International Film Festival - In May 1994, it went to the Cannes International Film Festival where it won both the Prix de la Jeunesse and the International Critics' Week Prize add something

 

Released in October 1994 in two cities, the film went on to play in 50 markets, never playing on more than fifty screens at any given time add something

 

Autofellatio - '" Kevin Smith later developed a similar theme in his 1994 debut film "Clerks"

 

Clerks - "'Clerks"' is a 1994 American black-and-white comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, who appears in the film as Silent Bob

 

View Askew Productions - "'View Askew Productions"' is an American film and television production company founded by Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier in 1994


1995

From 1995 to 1997, Smith played small roles in the View Askew movies "Drawing Flies", "Vulgar", and "Big Helium Dog" add something

 

Smith has a website, The View Askewniverse, which opened in late 1995 add something

 

Shannen Doherty - Her career afterward consisted primarily of made-for-TV movies, though she had a lead role in Kevin Smith's 1995 film "Mallrats"

 

Joe Quesada - In Kevin Smith's 1995 film "Mallrats" Quesada is credited as an artist for the opening sequence featuring fictional comic books covers


1997

In 1997, Smith was hired by New Line to rewrite "Overnight Delivery", which was expected to be a blockbuster teen movie add something

 

Russell T Davies - The series was similar to the Kevin Smith film "Chasing Amy" , as they both portrayed a romance between a straight character and gay character and the resulting ostracism from the couple's social circles, much like "The Second Coming" shared its concept with Smith's 1999 film "Dogma"


1998

Eventually she lost out to Reese Witherspoon, and "Overnight Delivery" was quietly released directly to video in April 1998 add something


 

In 1999, Smith won a Harvey award, for Best New Talent in comic books add something

 

The religious-themed 1999 comedy, which starred a post-"Good Will Hunting" Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, as well as Chris Rock, Salma Hayek, George Carlin, Alan Rickman, Linda Fiorentino, and Smith regulars Jason Lee and Jason Mewes, raised criticism by the Catholic League add something

 

Linda Fiorentino - In 1999 she was the female lead in Kevin Smith's "Dogma"

 

George Carlin - In 1999, Carlin played a supporting role as a satirical Roman Catholic cardinal in filmmaker Kevin Smith's movie "Dogma"

 

Salma Hayek - In 1999, she co-starred in Will Smith's big-budget "Wild Wild West", and played a supporting role in Kevin Smith's "Dogma"

 

Jennifer Schwalbach Smith - Schwalbach married Kevin Smith on April 25, 1999


2000

In 2000, Smith and Mosier teamed up with television writer David Mandel to develop an animated television show based on "Clerks add something

 

Smith has cameoed in the second season premiere of the sitcom "Joey", where he played himself, on an episode of "Law & Order" in 2000 , "Duck Dodgers" and "Yes, Dear" add something


2001

In 2001, he appeared in friend Jeff Anderson's "Now You Know" add something

 

The six produced episodes were released on DVD in 2001 add something

 

After an August 2001 appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" to promote "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back", Smith returned to the show for monthly segments as a correspondent add something

 

Carrie Fisher - In 2001, Fisher played a nun in the Kevin Smith comedy "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

 

Matt Damon - The two later parodied their roles from the film in Kevin Smith's 2001 movie "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back"


2002

"Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back"'s fictional website MoviePoopShoot.com became real in 2002 add something

 

On February 27, 2002 Kevin released a short film for "The Tonight Show" called "The Flying Car" add something

 

Mark Hamill - He and his crew shot most of the "mockumentary" film during the 2002 San Diego Comic-Con, and enlisted Stan Lee, Kevin Smith, and Hugh Hefner in small roles


2003

In 2003, Smith appeared in a cameo role as coroner Jack Kirby in the film "Daredevil" add something


2004

In 2004 he shot a public service announcement for the Declare Yourself organization add something

 

In 2004, Smith wrote a screenplay for a new film version of "The Green Hornet", and announced prematurely that he had originally intended to direct as well add something

 

A second Secret Stash in the Westwood section of Los Angeles was opened in September 2004 and was managed by long-time associate Bryan Johnson, who has appeared in Smith's films as Steve-Dave add something

 

Raquel Castro - She was subsequently cast as the daughter of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's characters in the 2004 film "Jersey Girl", directed by Kevin Smith

 

Clerks - The commentary was recorded in 2004 with Kevin Smith, Scott Mosier, Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson and Jason Mewes

 

Jersey Girl (2004 film) - "'Jersey Girl"' is a 2004 American comedy-drama film written, co-edited, and directed by Kevin Smith


2005

In 2005, Miramax Books released Smith's first book, "Silent Bob Speaks", a collection of previously published essays dissecting pop culture, the movie business, and Smith's personal life add something

 

Smith's longest Q&A session took place April 2, 2005, at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey, New Jersey add something

 

Jersey Girl (2004 film) - An extended cut was shown at Kevin Smith's private film festival Vulgarthon in 2005 and 2006

 

Jennifer Schwalbach Smith - The film was shown at Vulgarthon 2005 in Los Angeles, a private film festival hosted by Kevin Smith, and was shown again at Vulgarthon 2006 in Red Bank, New Jersey, New Jersey


2006

In 2006, he voiced the Moose in the CGI cartoon "Doogal" add something

 

In the 2006 sequel, "Clerks II", Smith revisited the Dante and Randal characters from his first film for what was his final visit to the View Askewniverse add something

 

That same year, Smith was featured in "This Film Is Not Yet Rated", a 2006 documentary about the Motion Picture Association of America process of rating films add something

 

"Zack and Miri Make a Porno" was originally announced in March 2006 as Smith's second non-Askewniverse comedy add something

 

From July 2006 on, Smith has guest reviewed on "Ebert & Roeper", in place of Roger Ebert, who was recovering from thyroid cancer treatment add something

 

Smith played the role of Paul, a cynical divorced man, in a Showtime television series pilot, "Manchild", filmed in December 2006 add something

 

Half Nelson (film) - On the television show "Ebert & Roeper" that aired during the weekend of August 13, 2006, Richard Roeper and guest critic Kevin Smith gave "Half Nelson" a "two big thumbs up" rating


2007

On February 5, 2007, Smith and Scott Mosier began SModcast, a regular comedy podcast add something

 

Malcolm Ingram - In 2007 Ingram appeared on the cover of "A Bear's Life", a gay magazine, with friend Kevin Smith


2008

He quit smoking cigarettes in 2008 after taking up smoking cannabis add something

 

The film, which began shooting on January 18, 2008 in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, and wrapped on March 15, 2008, stars Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks as the title characters who decide to make a low-budget pornographic film to solve their money problems add something

 

Seth Rogen - Kevin Smith's romantic comedy "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" rounded out 2008 for the actor

 

Brandon Routh - At Comic Con 2008, it was revealed Routh was to have a cameo in the Kevin Smith comedy "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" and would serve as a judge on Platinum Studios' 2008 Comic Book Challenge

 

Kenny Hotz - Hotz had cameos in Kevin Smith's 2008 film "Zack and Miri Make A Porno", "Degrassi Takes Manhattan", as well as a cameo in the "Pure Pwnage" television series

 

Jeff Anderson - In 2008, Anderson appeared in Kevin Smith's romantic comedy "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" as Deacon, the cameraman and film editor for the porno made by leading stars Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks

 

Elizabeth Banks - In 2008, she played a love interest in the comedy film "Definitely, Maybe", alongside Isla Fisher and Ryan Reynolds, starred with Seth Rogen as the eponymous female lead in the Kevin Smith comedy "Zack and Miri Make a Porno", and played United States First Lady Laura Bush in "W.", Oliver Stone's biopic of George W. Bush

 

Katie Morgan - She made her first mainstream feature film appearance in Kevin Smith's 2008 comedy, "Zack and Miri Make a Porno", starring Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks


2009

He appeared in the 2009 made for TV movie Degrassi Goes Hollywood add something

 

In 2009 Smith made a sold out appearance at Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House in 2010 add something

 

It was announced in 2009 that Smith had signed on to direct a buddy-cop comedy starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan called "A Couple of Dicks" and written by the Cullen Brothers add something

 

In January 2009 the West Coast Store closed, leaving the east coast store as Smith's only operating store add something

 

The film, which was shot between June and August 2009, involved a pair of veteran cops tracking down a stolen vintage baseball card, and was released on February 26, 2010 to poor reviews; it was the first film that Smith has directed but not written add something

 

Jeff Anderson - He stated he re-married in 2009 to an actress named Barbara whom he met while house sitting for Kevin Smith

 

Cop Out (2010 film) - In March 2009, it was announced that Kevin Smith signed on to direct a buddy-cop comedy starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan titled "A Couple of Dicks" and written by the Cullen Brothers

 

Cop Out (2010 film) - On December 9, 2009, Kevin Smith announced via his Twitter page that the film would indeed go by the new title


2010

In response to the critical drubbing his 2010 film "Cop Out" received, Kevin Smith lashed out at the community of film critics on his Twitter account saying, "Writing a nasty review for "Cop Out" is akin to bullying a retarded kid add something

 

It became Quick Stop Entertainment and was the home of SModcast until it was sold and SModcast moved to a dedicated website SModcast.com, which carries the other SModcast network podcasts in early 2010 add something

 

SModcast has since spawned into a podcast network called the SModcast podcast network which began in 2010, its own digital radio station called SModcast Internet Radio in 2011 and an internet television channel SModCo Internet Television in 2012 add something

 

In February 2010, he talked about his project with Cinssu, Film producers and moguls Bob and Harvey Weinstein who had thus far been involved in the distribution of most of Smith's films, with the exception of "Mallrats" and "Cop Out", declined to support "Red State" add something

 

On February 13, 2010, Kevin Smith was on board a Southwest Airlines flight in Oakland bound for Burbank when he was removed from the plane, allegedly over concerns he was too obese to fly safely add something

 

In September 2010, Smith started work on "Red State", an independently-financed horror film inspired by the Westboro Baptist Church and their Pastor Fred Phelps add something

 

Cop Out (2010 film) - "'Cop Out"' is a 2010 American buddy cop comedy film directed and edited by Kevin Smith, written by Mark and Robb Cullen, and starring Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, Kevin Pollak and Seann William Scott

 

Michael Parks - In July 2010, at the San Diego Comic Con, filmmaker Kevin Smith announced that Parks had been cast as the villain , in his upcoming horror film "Red State"


2011

February 3, 2011 Smith defended his use of marijuana while working, claiming "I dealt with every actor who wanted to be dealt with on that set" and pointed to the number of projects he worked on while making "Cop Out" to counter claims he was unproductive because of marijuana add something

 

March 3, 2011 but Smith refuted this notion, saying that he had simply put on more weight and lost it add something

 

February 10, 2011 The film was released in January 2011 add something

 

On the January 17, 2011 episode of "WTF with Marc Maron", Kevin Smith discussed his disappointment with working with Bruce Willis add something

 

In August 2011, Dynamite Entertainment debuted "The Bionic Man" by Smith, which was based on a 1998 script he wrote that was rejected by Universal as being "more like a comic book than a movie add something

 

The film was released via Video on Demand on September 1, 2011 through Lionsgate, will be released in select theaters again for a special one-night only engagement on September 25, 2011 , and was released on home video October 18, 2011 add something

 

Cop Out (2010 film) - In a 2011 interview with comedian/podcast host Marc Maron, Kevin Smith described working with Bruce Willis as "soul crushing"

 

Kerry Bishe - She played a supporting role in Kevin Smith's 2011 horror film "Red State" and Ben Affleck's 2012 drama film "Argo"

 

Westboro Baptist Church - The Cooper family in Kevin Smith's 2011 film "Red State" was reportedly inspired by the Westboro Baptist Church

 

Red State (2011 film) - "'Red State"' is a 2011 American independent action-adventure-thriller-horror film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, starring John Goodman, Melissa Leo and Michael Parks

 

SModcast Pictures - "'SModcast Pictures"' is an American film distribution company and a film and television production company founded by Kevin Smith in 2011

 

Bill Burr - On April 18, 2011 he guest hosted the "Hollywood Babble-On" podcast alongside Ralph Garman, taking the place of a sick Kevin Smith


2012

On June 4, 2012, Smith premiered his Hulu-exclusive weekly series "Spoilers", described as an "anti-movie review" series, where Smith takes a group of people to a new movie and has them comment on what they've seen add something

 

In October 2012, at the New York Comic Con, Smith announced that he and Flanagan were producing a sequel to "The Widening Gyre" that would see print in 2013 add something

 

In December 2012 Smith announced that "Hit Somebody" would now be a six-part miniseries on an as yet unknown network add something


2013

Plus One, podcast, smodcast.com, retrieved April 2013 They cohost the "Plus One" podcast add something

 

The project will begin pre-production in September 2013 add something

 

However, he stated in December 2013 that he would continue to make movies but only ones that were uniquely his, as opposed to generic ones that "anybody could make", like "Copout", "Jersey Girl" and "Zack & Miri" add something


2014

Smith revealed before the release of "Tusk" that he had written a spin-off film called "Yoga-Hosers" which he hopes will begin filming in 2014 add something

 

In September 2014 Smith will direct his third horror film "Anti-Claus" add something

 

Gumtree - The advert was shared around various sites such as BuzzFeed and Mashable and caught the eye of Hollywood director Kevin Smith, who used the ad as his inspiration for his 2014 movie, "Tusk", a story of an evil scientist who plans to permanently sew a human into a walrus suit

 

The Stand - In the November 17, 2014 episode of director Kevin Smith's Hollywood Babble-On podcast, Boone revealed he plans to split his adaptation into four full-length feature films in an effort to remain true to the breadth of King's sprawling novel


2015

In February 2015 XYZ Films acquired him, as one of the directors, who will direct the Anthology film "Holidays", along Gary Shore, Sarah Smith, Matt Johnson, Scott Stewart, Nicholas McCarthy, Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer add something

 

On February 26, 2015, Smith appeared as the surprise guest host of CBC Radio One's Q add something

 

Smith annouced in March 2015 that "Hit Somebody" would film in September 2015 until Christmas 2015 add something

 

On March 12, 2015 Smith revealed he would film "Clerks III" in May 2015 add something

 

On April 8, 2015, Smith confirmed that "Mallrats 2" would be his next film and not "Clerks III" like original intended add something

 

Season five was confirmed on June 7, 2015 and will premier on October 18, 2015 add something

 

Stan Lee - Lee will make a second cameo in a Kevin Smith film with the 2015 release "Yoga Hosers"


2016

In February 2016, it was revealed that Smith will team with &AMC (AMC_(TV_channel)) and The Weinstein Company to co-host a late night talk show with Greg Grunberg titled "Geeking Out" which is expected to premiere in July 2016, covering San Diego Comic-Con with 8 subsequent episodes running weekly add something

 

In May 2016, Kevin Smith announced he is adapting "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension" for television through MGM and stated that he and the company are in the process of shopping it around to a network add something

 

In June 2016, Smith revealed that because Universal owns the rights to the "Mallrats" title that a sequel will not be made, instead, it will be turned into a 10 episode TV series produced by Universal Television add something

 

In August 2016, Smith announced that he will direct an upcoming episode of "Supergirl" add something

 

In November 2016, it was revealed that Smith will direct an episode of "The Goldbergs" add something

 

Yoga Hosers - "'Yoga Hosers"' is a 2016 American comedy horror film written and directed by Kevin Smith

 

Greg Grunberg - In February 2016, it was revealed that Grunberg will co-host a late night talk show with Kevin Smith titled "Geeking Out" on &AMC (AMC_(TV_channel))

 

Superman in film - In November 2016, Kevin Smith said that he was open to having the "Superman Lives" script be adapted as an animated film, with Nicholas Cage voicing Superman and Michael Rooker voicing Lex Luthor


2017

The movie is scheduled to be filmed in summer 2017 add something

 

In February 2017, Smith was announced to write, direct, and executive produce a TV series based on the Image Comics title "Sam and Twitch" for BBC America add something

 

Clerks - On February 10, 2017, Smith announced the cancellation of "Clerks III", as one of the lead actors dropped out of the project three months before shooting add something

 

The movie is scheduled to be filmed in September 2017, to be followed by "Moose Jaws" add something

 

Jeff Anderson - Clerks - In April 2017, it was confirmed that production on the proposed sequel 'Clerks III' had ceased, as Anderson was not interested in appearing in the Kevin Smith directed film


2018

On February 25, 2018, after performing a stand up comedy show at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California, Smith suffered a heart attack caused by a total blockage of the left anterior descending artery add something

 

In July 2018, the episode was released as the inaugural pilot on the new TV crowdsourcing site Rivit TV, in hopes of "Hollyweed" getting funded as a web series add something

 

He hopes to start filming in November 2018 for a tentive 2019 release add something


2019

In February 2019, Smith was announced to cowrite, with Dave Willis, an animated web series based on Marvel Comics' "Howard the Duck" for Hulu add something

 

In February 2019, he appeared in the season 12 episode of The "Big Bang Theory", "The D&D Vortex", alongside other guests stars, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, William Shatner and Joe Manganiello in a storyline where they get together at the home of recurring star Will Wheaton, to play "Dungeons and Dragons" add something

 

Shannon Elizabeth - In 2019, Kevin Smith confirmed she will reprise her role as Justice in "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot