LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years after “Clerks,” Kevin Smith says he’s crafted his “real big cinematic gravestone.”
The 49-year-old writer-director-actor said a major heart attack in February 2018 prompted him to rewrite his script for “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” to make a more personal statement about fatherhood and aging — and leaving a legacy.
“Like this is my headstone, where it’s like ‘Here lies Kevin Smith. And this is what he was like.’ The movie encapsulates everything that I tried to do in movies over like 25 years and stuff and talks about my life, my podcasting. It’s a nice representation of who I am,” Smith said in an interview.
Calling on friends and calling in favors, he reconnected with actors from his