We've had forum threads going back almost ten years (here, here and here, now all closed) about Clerks 3 gestating. Now it's all set to go, with Lionsgate picking up the global rights to the film. Film goes into production this August. The story will be about how Randal suffers a massive heart attack, then enlists the other characters to make a move about his life at the convenience store that started it all. Hollywood Reporter: Kevin Smith’s ‘Clerks 3’ Lands at Lionsgate Deadline: Lionsgate Takes Global Rights To Kevin Smith’s ‘Clerks III’ From the Deadline article: "[Kevin] Smith has written the screenplay and will direct, with all major cast members from the first two Clerks films set to reprise their roles: Jeff Anderson as Randal, Brian O’Halloran as Dante, Jay Mewes as Jay, Smith as Silent Bob, and Rosario Dawson as Becky. "In Clerks III, following a massive heart attack, Randal enlists Dante, Elias, Jay and Silent Bob to make a movie immortalizing his life at the convenience store that started it all."