Love for hate him, Kevin Smith has a certain connectivity to the geek community. In addition to his endless referencing to comic books in many of his films, Kevin Smith also has written for many comic books including: Daredevil, Green Arrow, Spider-Man, Batman, Green Hornet, and he even did wrote a Batman ‘66 comic book. Needless to say, he does have bona fide geek credentials. The film director has taken a massive liking to CW’s The Flash in such a big way that when the opportunity for him to direct an episode of his newfound favorite show, he jumped at the opportunity. Though his social media accounts and through his podcasts on his ‘Smodcast Network’ especially on his ‘Fatman on Batman’ geek podcast, he has documented his experience working on the show and expressed excitement throughout the process.
Below are images released by the CW network for behind the scenes photos from the upcoming episode of The Flash “The Runaway Dinosaur.”
Because the experience was mutually great for both the cast and crew and for Smith, The CW Network announced that Kevin Smith will be returning to direct an episode of season 3 of The Flash. Currently, the show is on hiatus until production begins on season 3. Smith is due to head back up to Vancouver in July to work on the show.
Smith’s directorial debut on The Flash titled “The Runaway Dinosaur” will be Tuesday, May 10th, at 8:00 PM on The CW network.