Kevin Smith’s “Hit Somebody” to Film in Detroit Next Summer

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kevinsmith-redwingsWe’ve know for sometime that Kevin Smith is teaming up with Mitch Albom to make adapt the song (below) “Hit Somebody”, by Warren Zevon, in to a feature film.

On September 19th, Smith met with Albom at Joe Louis Arena. That night at his show, Kevin said that one of Mitch Albom’s conditions was that it be shot in Detroit. He went on to say that it’s kind of a no-brainer to “…shoot a hockey movie in Hockeytown”, and that shooting would most likely begin summer 2010.

UPDATE: Kevin sat down with Vanity Fair and talk about “Hit Somebody”. ViewAskew has the good stuff.

Here is the song that inspired the movie: