Kevin Smith’s Clerks III will get extra theater dates following excessive ticket demand.
Lionsgate and Fathom Occasions introduced that the theatrical launch of Clerks III has been prolonged a full week and can obtain 4 extra large display screen dates all through the month of September, together with Sept. 14, 16, 17 and 18. “Thanks to you, thanks to all of your interest in Clerks III, and buying advanced tickets for the Fathom Events screenings on September 13th and 15th, movie theaters have added more days, they’ve extended us, so now you can go see Clerks in a movie theater near you,” Smith stated in an announcement.
Initially, Clerks III was supposed to obtain a restricted, two-night theatrical launch on Tuesday, Sept. 13 and Thursday, Sept. 15. Nevertheless, because of the excessive demand from followers, these dates have been prolonged. Now, in response to Smith, the brand new launch schedule will embrace a “normal ass weekend, a Friday and a Saturday, for all those people who were like, ‘Why can’t you just release this movie in a normal ass fashion?’ It’s about to happen, kids.”
Launched in 1993, Clerks was Smith’s debut characteristic which adopted a day within the lives of comfort retailer staff in New Jersey. Other than launching Smith’s profession, Clerks set the groundwork for his “View Askewniverse” movies and launched two of his most iconic characters, Jay and Silent Bob, performed by Smith and Mewes, who will reprise these roles for Clerks III. A sequel, Clerks II, was launched in 2006.
Clerks III will star Brian O’Halloran and Jeff Anderson. The story will concentrate on Dante Hicks (O’Halloran) and his finest pal Randal Graves (Anderson). After struggling a near-fatal coronary heart assault, Graves decides to make a film about their lives working on the Fast Cease, which was impressed by Smith’s real-life expertise in 2018. Returning forged members embrace Marilyn Ghigliotti as Veronica Loughran, Trevor Fehrman as Elias Grover and Rosario Dawson as Becky Scott.
In August 2021, Smith referred to as Clerks III a ” bizarre return to form,” saying that Clerks was “very autobiographical,” whereas Clerks II was “completely fabricated, right down to the fact that I never even worked in fast food.” Nevertheless, this would possibly not be the case for Clerks III. “The film is predicated on the idea that Randal survives a heart attack, a massive heart attack, quite like I did, and then winds up, you know, deciding that he’s wasted his life,” Smith stated. “…We take Randal, a motherfucker who wears cynicism on his sleeve, and we turn him into a dreamer.”
Clerks III will launch in theaters on Sept. 13.