'Clerks III' to Film in Philadelphia

'Clerks III' to Film in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after landing tax credits.

After hinting at a possible sequel, Kevin Smith (Clerks, Tusk) reveals that he will film the sequel to the critically acclaimed 'Clerks' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after securing tax incentives. From Pittsburgh Business Times:
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development has allocated a film tax credit for $2.11 million for the production of Clerks III, which slated to shoot in Philadelphia. On March 9, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office issued a crew call for Clerks III indicating the production is expected to take five weeks and begin shooting in Philly in early June.
The director of Mallrats, and Dogma will receive $2.11 million in tax credits for the upcoming feature film. Clerks came out in 1994 and is a black-and-white comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also appears in the film as Silent Bob. Starring Brian O'Halloran as Dante Hicks and Jeff Anderson as Randal Graves, it presents a day in the lives of two store clerks and their acquaintances. Clerks was shot for $27,575 in the convenience and video stores where director Kevin Smith worked in real life. Upon its theatrical release, the film grossed over $3 million in theaters, launching Smith's career. Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.

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