A new ‘Jay and Silent Bob’ film is on the way

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will return as the iconic stoners

A new Jay And Silent Bob film is on the way.

The characters were created by Kevin Smith, who also plays Silent Bob, and first featured in his 1994 movie Clerks.

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Smith has now confirmed that, nearly two decades after Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back was released, the pair will appear in a new film.

“16 years ago, #JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack was released in theaters,” he wrote on Twitter. “And this Fall, we shoot a follow-up flick called #JayAndSilentBobReboot!”.

Jason Mewes (Jay) will also star in the upcoming movie, which has been described as “a tongue-in-cheek, silly-ass satire that pokes fun at the movie business’s recent re-do obsession”, as Consequence Of Sound reports.

Smith has also promised “an all-star cats of cameos and familiar faces” in the film, which will follow the titular duo as they go to Hollywood to try and stop the reboot of a superhero stoner movie based around their superhero dopplegangers, Bluntman and Chronic.

There is no release date for Jay And Silent Bob Reboot at present.

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Last year, Smith revealed on his Fat Man On Batman podcast that he would like to direct an episode of DC Comics series Supergirl.

“I’ll go [direct Arrow] in a heartbeat if they’re like ‘Hey man, you want to come up?’ … I’ve already heard whispers of Supergirl as well,” he said. “I would love to go up there, especially now that it’s on CW so you get to cross-reference the other shows.”

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