The original Clerks kicked off the filmmaking career of Kevin Smith way back in 1994, and the legend is set to continue with a third instalment.

Smith confirmed the great news – including the return of all the main players – on socials such as this:

According to Deadline, pre-production is underway, and production is set to commence in New Jersey next month. In what is possibly a total “Well duh!” statement, Clerks III is the follow-up to 2006’s Clerks II.

Read our interview with Kevin Smith for last year’s Jay and Silent Bob Reboot here.

Check out the original Clerks at JB Hi-Fi.