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‘Mallrats’ Television Series: Kevin Smith Announces 10-Episode Season

The director took to the airwaves this morning to announce that his beloved cult classic will soon be getting the TV treatment.


There are few things Kevin Smith loves more than hinting at the expansion of his various cinematic universe – from the world of “Yoga Hosers” to “Clerks” and even a seemingly burgeoning “Hit Somebody” franchise – and now it looks like the indie auteur is about to push one of his trademark hits into a whole different medium: Television.

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During an radio appearance this morning on Philadelphia radio station 93.3 WMMR, Smith announced that his long-teased sequel to “Mallrats” will now be a ten-episode television series. Details are otherwise slim, but Smith has often hinted at his interest in revisiting the world of mallrating, and television will certainly offer up a chance to explore it even further.

Smith has spent plenty of time in television before, including a recent stint directing an episode of “The Flash,” the short-lived “Clerks” animated series and the creation of long-running series like “Comic Book Men,” but a “Mallrats” series would mark the first time he’d turned a sequel to one of his films into a brand new series.

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Stay tuned for more news out of the Smith-iverse as it comes.

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