Kevin Smith has revealed in a https://twitter.com/#!/ThatKevinSmith/status/27559813533667328|Tweet that Kyle Gallner will play a "Gretzky-like character" in his next film, Hit Somebody, via Cinema Blend.
Kyle Gallner's role as this Gretzky-like character will be someone early in their career. The moment reportedly takes place about 3/4ths into the film. On a podcast, Kevin Smith called it "the lynchpin" for the main character Buddy McKracken. The Gretzky-like character is everything McKracken wants to be.
Kevin Smith will shoot the movie sometime between July and September.