He also wrote a script treatment for the aborted Superman film that would have starred Nicolas Cage so he was getting offers to do "serious" work from several different corners of the industry in the wake of the first five Askewniverse films and JG
He's said point blank that his heart was never in doing the Green Hornet project. As he himself stated in the Clerks 2
documentary: "If I wanted to make the fat cash I'd have fucking done Green Hornet.
" His heart and soul are in much smaller productions and it always shows.