Kevin Smith wants to get the band back together. At a scant 110 pages, he’s halfway through the Hit Somebody script and is hoping to rejoin the studio system. Which means he wants to spend studio money.
And how does one who has burned his studio bridges get a hold of their sweet, sweet money? By hiring the hottest talent of 1997, of course. Smith is hoping that Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will agree to cameo in his “final” film.
Studios would be crazy to not want to give Smith his projected $15 million budget. This movie has all the trappings of a hit. A) it’s based on a Warren Zevon song. B) it’s described as “a love letter to Canada.” C) Seann William Scott passed on it. D) Kevin Smith is involved. (MTV)