Mallrats was first released in 1995 and was a commercial success. The film centers around a pair of young slackers who spend their days hanging around the local mall. Following the success of the movie, fans have been waiting in anticipation of a sequel.

While fans did get a couple of spin-offs like Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, they haven’t gotten the complete sequel they have been waiting for. However, that might change soon.

During a recent episode of his podcast Fatman Beyond, Kevin Smith teased that Mallrats 2 could go into production in 2023 which will make it his second film to shoot next year.

“I got a bunch of things,” Smith teased of 2023. “For the first few months of the year, I’m going to be writing. I’ve got a bunch of writing projects for other people, so I’m unfortunately not at liberty to reveal, but some of them are f–king wonderful. That’s a different beast than the stuff I do for myself. What am I most looking forward to? We’re seeing some traction on Mallrats 2: Twilight of the Mallrats, so…” 


He stopped, crossed his fingers, and continued, “fingers crossed, folks. We heard from the Lionsgate folks and they were very happy with the performance of Clerks III. I’m not allowed to say anything else. [Producer Jordan Monsanto] is like, ‘I can’t tell you anything because then you go talk about it on your f–king show…but things are looking good, so this could be the year that we return to the mall.”

Not much is known about Twilight of the Mallrats. But, if Brodie’s cameo in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot is any indication, this movie could be about the decline of shopping malls in America. However, we will have to wait for the official confirmation. Stay tuned to Thirsty for News as we keep you updated on this story as it develops,

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