Kevin Smith tweeted fans early Monday that he had suffered a "massive heart attack" after shooting a comedy special in the Los Angeles area.
"If I hadn't canceled show 2 to go to the hospital, I would've died tonight," Smith tweeted from the hospital. "But for now, I'm still above ground!"
Smith, the 47-year-old filmmaker ("Clerks," "Mallrats," "Chasing Amy"), writer and star of the AMC reality series "Comic Book Men", was reportedly shooting "Kevin Smith Live!", his new standup special, in Glendale, California.
Smith, whose feature directing career has spanned his breakthrough 1994 hit...