Kevin Smith On Movie Vs. Online Vs. Book Continuation Of ‘Clerks’: Video

David Bloom is a Deadline contributor.

The next iteration of Clerks, based on Kevin Smith’s door-opening 1994 feature film debut, may be a book released chapter by chapter and influenced by reader input, the writer-director-online maven suggests. Speaking Friday night as part of a panel on “The Future of Online TV” at the Hollywood studio of the “What’s Trending?” online show, Smith said he had been pondering directing a third Clerks movie, then considered instead an online video series, “which, you know, would be kind of fun for me. It would be a way for me to get away from doing it with a studio.” (more…)

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