It looks like Kevin Smith didn’t feel like waiting for Saturday in Hall H to debut the trailer for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. The fillmaker dropped the trailer early on YouTube, taking to Twitter to announce his impatience.
SNOOGANS! Rather than make you wait until Saturday night after Hall H, we’re gonna show you the #JayAndSilentBobReboot trailer RIGHT NOW! If you like it, come see the movie, me & @JayMewes on the #RebootRoadshow Tour this fall! https://t.co/YQ5vtCG3eH pic.twitter.com/hkPa7WuDWm
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) July 18, 2019
After the red band trailer, a message from Smith and co-star Jason Mewes invites fans to join them on the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Roadshow this fall. Unfortunately, the website appears to be down at the moment, perhaps because of the trailer drop. Even though you can watch it freely online now, Smith and friends will still be at the Kevin Smith Reboots Hall H panel on Saturday July 20, from 7:15pm-9:00pm, and it will surely be more fun to watch with a crowd.
Earlier today, Smith also confirmed that Supergirl star Melissa Benoist will take on the role of Chronic in the movie.
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IT’S A (SUPER) GIRL! The majority of you guessed correctly: @melissabenoist, one of my favorite actresses in the world, indeed takes on the mantle of Chronic in our rebooted #bluntmanandchronic movie within @jayandsilentbob Reboot! (And we gave her some pants *before* the good folks at @supergirlcw!) I have loved working with Me-Me since I “directed” her in my first ep, #supergirllives. Number One on the call sheet sets the tone for the rest of production – and if that Number One is a tool, the set is a miserable place to be. But Melissa is the most exemplary and gracious Number One I ever met. She’s incredibly kind to EVERYONE in the cast and crew and she never complains about the long-ass hours, even when she’s hanging from ropes high above the ground. Then she opens up her mouth to act and you realize she’s that rare complete package in this business: true talent and true warmth. Some actors and actresses have a “process” that can be disruptive or alienating. Melissa doesn’t have to imposition anyone to be good at her job: she’s a natural. So naturally, two years ago, I asked her to be in #jayandsilentbobreboot. Melissa was the first person I asked to be in the flick (aside from @jaymewes and @harleyquinnsmith) and though it took a minute to get to the set, when we rolled cameras, she was Charm City! I saw her in the trailer in costume before we started shooting and the Last Daughter of Krypton gushed “When you asked me to be in the movie, you didn’t tell me I get to wear a cool costume too!” God, I love this kid – she’s the absolute light of the world. (And since her boyfriend is also *my* boyfriend, you might keep an eye out for a @christophrwood cameo too!) You’ll see Melissa’s Chronic and the finished #bluntcave in the #jayandsilentbobreboot trailer when it drops this weekend in Hall H at @comic_con! But until then, check the third pic to see a cameo of an infamous web portal last seen in #jayandsilentbobstrikeback! #KevinSmith #MelissaBenoist #supergirl #cw #arrowverse #JasonMewes #jaymewes #comiccon
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, the sequel to Jay and Silent Bob Strikes Back, hits theaters on October 15th. Watch the trailer below!
The stoner icons who first hit the screen 25 years ago in CLERKS are back! When Jay and Silent Bob discover that Hollywood is rebooting an old movie based on them, the clueless duo embark on another cross-country mission to stop it all over again!
Directed and Written By
Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith