Kevin Smith Horror Film Inspired by Fake Ad Grieving for Pet Walrus

And Justin Long is on board

Clerks auteur Kevin Smith is planning a project that moviegoers can really sink their teeth into. The proposed film is called Tusk, and it's based on an elaborate (and thankfully bogus) roommate-wanted ad placed in June by prankster Chris Parkinson from Brighton, England. Parkinson wrote that he was pining away for his deceased walrus pal, Gregory, offering free rent to anyone willing to wear a walrus costume and make walrus noises for a couple of hours each day.

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