Director Kevin Smith made a stop in Montreal last night on his Red Provinces Tour to promote his upcoming horror movie Red State. During the Q&A portion, the filmmaker revealed his upcoming hockey drama Hit Somebody will be split into two movies.

Hit Somebody is based on a Warren Zevon song, which was written by Mitch Albom and tells the tale of Buddy, a Canadian who dreams of becoming a pro hockey player even though he lacks stick-handling skills. It seems Kevin Smith also kicked around the idea of turning Hit Somebody into a TV series, because the story was getting too big for one movie, before he decided to make it a two-part feature. The split will reportedly happen when Buddy becomes a pro hockey player, with the first movie centering on his childhood days in Canada.

Kevin Smith will direct Hit Somebody from his own screenplay, with Nicholas Braun already signed onto play Buddy. Kyle Gallner and Michael Angarano have also signed onto star in unknown roles.

Related: Hit Somebody Script Scene from Kevin Smith

You can CLICK HERE to read a scene from the Hit Somebody screenplay, which Kevin Smith released back in March.

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