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Kevin Smith: Back To Health / Supergirl: Back To Fighting Crime! 💥

Kevin Smith returns to directing Melissa Benoist on Supergirl Season 4 after suffering a major heart attack 👊

Director Kevin Smith looked to be back to full health after suffering a heart attack last February. The Mallrats director looked to be in full flow directing Melissa Benoist on the set of Supergirl Season 4.

Melissa Benoist was dressed as Kara Danvers being directed by Kevin Smith on Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images
Melissa Benoist was dressed as Kara Danvers being directed by Kevin Smith on Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images

Kevin was told his arteries were 100% blocked but he said “Honestly the heart attack was the best thing that ever happened to me,” he told the TODAY show.

Supergirl behind the glasses! Melissa Benoist was playing Kara Danvers on set of Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images
Supergirl behind the glasses! Melissa Benoist was playing Kara Danvers on set of Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images

Kevin has gone on to lose lots of weight and even posted on his Instagram that it was the first time since High School he was under 200 pounds.

Melissa Benoist looked to enjoy having Kevin smith back on set of Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images
Melissa Benoist looked to enjoy having Kevin Smith back on set of Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images

His full message read: The scale said 198 today! This is the first time since High School that I’ve weighed under 200 pounds! Never… NEVER imagined I could get here again but a heart attack can be a great motivator. This #wwambassador thanks @wwwhose Points system made it possible to drop the lbs! I also wanna thank my little exercise partner Shecky, my Vegan explorer @harleyquinnsmith, @veggiegrill, #pennjillette, @adam_rifkin, @raycronise and #runyoncanyon! And a big thanks to all you folks who kept me going with your sweet supportive sentiments! Now over the next few months, I’m gonna slowly try to get down to 190! #KevinSmith #ww#weightlosstransformation #WWFamily#wellnessthatworks #WWBros#WWCommunity #ad *People following the Weight Watchers program can expect to lose 1-2lbs per week.

VIDEO: Supergirl Snippet – Filming Season 4 With Director Kevin Smith

Melissa was playing the part of her alter ego Kara Danvers during the scenes where she was talking with two friends walking down the street in National City AKA Vancouver, Canada.

He's also winning awards! Kevin Smith accepted this unusual trophy from a fan in Vancouver © Atlantic Images
He’s also winning awards! Kevin Smith accepted this unusual trophy from a fan in Vancouver © Atlantic Images

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Melissa wore a tan coat and matching brown handbag wearing spectacles as she filmed scenes in the bright October sunshine. At one point Kevin Smith posed with fans and was even handed a gold award! We’re not sure what the award was for but Kevin happily accepted it and posed for a picture.

I'm good! Kevin Smith has lost lots of weight and gave the thumbs up on set of Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images
I’m good! Kevin Smith has lost lots of weight and gave the thumbs up on set of Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images

Kevin’s weight loss was certainly noticeable on set but he still wore his trademark Hockey jersey, this time with the Mickey Mouse Club emblazoned on it.

Alex Danvers was kitted up with a flame-throwing gun © Atlantic Images
Alex Danvers was kitted up with a flame-throwing gun on another recent set of Supergirl Season 4 © Atlantic Images

Kevin even gave a colleague a double thumbs up on the CW film set wearing his white baseball cap backwards.

Melissa Benoist AKA Supergirl shot some animated scenes on the set of the popular CW show in Vancouver, Canada © Atlantic Images
Melissa Benoist AKA Supergirl shot some animated scenes on the set of the popular CW show in Vancouver, Canada © Atlantic Images

Kevin Smith Trivia: Kevin Smith actually own a comic book store called ‘Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash’ situated in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Written by CK Whittle

Manchester, Los Angeles, London, Vancouver and Cornwall. Senior Editor at Celeb WotNot and firm believer that chips belong in a fry-up.

His father founded one of the biggest news agencies in Britain and this excitable Mancunian is following in his footsteps.

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