If you grew up in Delaware or Chester counties in the 70s, 80s or 90s you might have considered yourself a “mallrat” of the Granite Run Mall.
Before the once-proud shopping center meets the wrecking ball, it could become a piece of “Mallrats” lore for all-time.
Director Kevin Smith is targeting the soon to be defunct mall as the backdrop for “Mallrats 2,” the sequel to 1995’s cult-classic that starred Jason Lee, Ben Affleck, Jeremy London, Shannen Doherty, Ethan Suplee, Jason Mewes and Smith as Silent Bob.
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“He’s thinking of it, yes,” Michael Markman, president of BET Investments, told the Delco Times. “The conversations have been ongoing. They would like to film there, but it’s just a matter of timing.”
Smith has hinted that he would like to film at a mall that could be razed, reported Philly.com.
Will the 58-acre property get one last run as traditional mall before meeting the wrecking ball? It would be a great sendoff.