Wow is all I can say to the shocking news that just hit the internet about Kevin Smith. Kevin Smith is one of my favorite directors of all time and his films are for the most part sure fire glee for me so the news today that Hit Somebody will be his very last film before retiring from the directors chair saddens me. Cinemablend reports;
Smith has confirmed that he will retire as a director following the filming of his next project. According to our source on the inside, the wonderful Katey Rich, he will instead focus on helping other people make movies. Whether this means that he will be serving as a producer or continuing to write is unknown, but we will update this story as we know more.
Kevin Smiths Red State his first foray into the horror genre just played at Sundance where he picked up his own films distribution rights. I am really sad to hear the end has come for his directing escapades but I look forward to seeing what he can do for other talented up and coming directors and filmmakers!