Kevin Smith Sees ‘Clerks III’ As A Life-Affirming Experience

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 24: Kevin Smith attends “Clerks III” Premiere at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters on August 24, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images for Lionsgate)

After Kevin Smith suffered a severe heart attack a few years ago, he decided to make the experience an important plot point as he revamped the script for Clerks III. Having had a brush with mortality, Smith told us that, in the new movie, it was important for him to explore the idea of living in the moment, and he hopes that people who see Clerks III walk out of the theater with a greater appreciation for life. (Click on the media bar below to hear Kevin Smith)

Clerks III is now playing in theaters.

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