Had Kevin Smith not canceled considered one of his comedy reveals in 2018 after struggling an surprising coronary heart assault, the Clerks director won’t have survived to make use of his brush with dying as the premise for Lionsgate’s upcoming Clerks III. Although the specter of humanity’s mortality is what brings Dante, Randal, Jay, and Silent Bob again collectively in Clerks III’s first trailer, the comparatively darkish circumstances additionally remind them that they’ve nonetheless acquired useful time left to make a few of their desires come true.
Clerks III’s first trailer zooms in on Dante (Brian O’Halloran) and Randal (Jeff Anderson) simply as he’s having a coronary heart assault on the Fast Cease, the place the 2 have been for many years. Whereas Randal’s coronary heart assault doesn’t kill him, it does depart him impressed to lastly make good on his lifelong dream of turning the occasions of his life right into a film. After a lifetime of obsessively consuming different folks’s artwork, Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Smith) return to Jersey to assist fulfill Randal’s final want, and the trailer makes apparent that the gang’s reunion will very a lot be a send-up / celebration of the unique Clerks.
Hyped for extra Clerks as followers of the unique could also be, the latest movie will solely be in theaters for a quick window earlier than its subsequent dwelling launch, and it’s not clear whether or not there might be extra screenings outdoors of that interval.
Clerks III additionally stars Marilyn Ghigliotti, Rosario Dawson, Trevor Fehrman, Ben Affleck, Fred Armisen, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michelle Buteau, and Marc Bernardin. The film will play in theaters on September thirteenth and fifteenth.