Guess who’s playing Fred Phelps in Kevin Smith’s Westboro Baptist-inspired movie?

There’s some intriguing casting news out of this year’s Comic Con from the man who gave us Jay and Silent Bob about his upcoming Westboro Baptist Church-inspired horror film Red State.

During his annual Comic Con appearance, director Kevin Smith announced that veteran character actor Michael Parks would be playing the Fred Phelps inspired character. The homophobic Topeka church was coincidentally protesting Comic Con at the time of the announcement. Synergy!

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