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Why Kevin Smith put a ‘Dogma’ character in his new movie even though Harvey Weinstein still owns the rights

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  • Kevin Smith told Business Insider why he referenced “Dogma” in his new movie, “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,” though he doesn’t own the rights to it.
  • Smith’s 1999 movie starring Matt Damon and Ben Affleck as renegade angels is owned by Harvey and Bob Weinstein.
  • Smith said he “thought it would be fun” to give a “Dogma” update, especially seeing this year marks the 20th anniversary of its release.
  • The writer-director has reached out to the Weinsteins in the past about getting the rights to the movie but has never heard back from them, he said.
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    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com