Kevin Smith is showing no signs of early retirement (as he once threatened) ans is now working harder than ever, and thankfully he is delving deeper and deeper into the horror genre.
After Red State we can all look forward to Tusk, his Human Centipede type feature that has a man turning a journalist into a Walrus. Smith also announced last month that Tusk would be the start of a new horror trilogy titled the True North Trilogy, and Smith has also announced that the follow up to Tusk would be a film called Yoga Hosers.
Smith stated during the announcement:
“Like Tusk, [Yoga-Hosers] sprang out of a podcast. There are two characters in a convenience store in Tusk that you see for five minutes, very much Ronsencrantz and Guildenstern. I’ve built a whole movie around them and I have brought one of the other characters from Tusk back.”
THR has now confirmed that all the main cast from Tusk will return for its sequel:
Michael Parks, Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez, Ralph Garman, Jennifer Schwalbach and Harley Morenstein all return for the sequel. Also set for Yoga Hosers are Tony Hale, Natasha Lyonne, Austin Butler, Adam Brody, Tyler Posey and Jason Mewes. The leads will be played by his daughter Lily-Rose Depp, and Smith’s daughter Harley Quinn Smith.
Most interesting is tat Johnny Depp has been confirmed to be in the cast, which is truly awesome news. Depp and Smith working together is guaranteed to conjure brilliance! It has also been rumoured that Depp will play a small role in Tusk, but this is yet to be confirmed.
THR also commented on the plot for Yoga Hosers, saying:
[It] centers on 15-year-old yoga nuts Colleen Collette (Lily-Rose Depp) and Colleen McKenzie (Harley Quinn Smith) who have an after-school job at a Manitoba convenience store called Eh-2-Zed. When an ancient evil rises from beneath Canada’s crust and threatens their big invitation to a Grade 12 party, the Colleens join forces with a legendary man-hunter from Montreal named Guy Lapointe (Depp) to fight for their lives with, according to the producers, “all seven Charkas, one Warrior Pose at a time.
Smith told the site, “People always ask me ‘Are you ever going to make a comic book movie?’ This is it – but instead of yet another dude saving the day, our antiheroes are the most feared and formidable creatures man has ever encountered: two fifteen year old girls.”