Kevin Smith’s new cannabis-centric comedy series Hollyweed could see an early demise if viewers aren’t happy with the show. The actor and director has partnered with the new streaming platform Rivit TV to host the pilot of the program. Now that it has been released, fans will determine if the series continues, according to Rolling Stone.
Smith, who credits his appreciation of cannabis to actor Seth Rogen, recently suffered a massive heart attack. Once he was on the road to recovery, he told Stephen Colbert that he originally thought his heart attack after taping a standup special was actually a reaction from smoking too much pot.
“I honestly thought I was too high. I’d smoked a bunch of weed that day because I was doing the show and then I smoked a joint right before the show and then I got off stage and all of the sudden I had a heart attack,” Smith explained.
But, he said, his doctor told him that the marijuana he smoked may have helped him survive.
“That weed saved your life,” Smith said the doctor told him. “He said, you kept calm…they told you [you] were going through stuff and you kept calm the whole time, so that joint