'Jackass' are officially making a fourth movie
On Wednesday evening, Paramount announced its plans to revive the MTV reality series Jackass for a new feature film set for release on March 5, 2021, Deadline reports. Yep, Jackass 4 is finally upon us!
Aside from the title and release date, most of the details about the upcoming movie have been kept under wraps - including which members of the original cast would be returning.
Take a look at the trailer for the first Jackass movie, released back in 2002:
From creators Johnny Knoxville, Jeff Tremaine and Spike Jonze, Jackass originally aired on MTV between 2000 and 2002. Its massive success ultimately led to a trilogy of films released in 2003, 2006 and 2010. All three were produced with budgets of under $20 million and grossed a combined figure of $35 million at the international box office.
Take a look at the trailer for Jackass Number Two, released back in 2006:
If the fourth Jackass movie does include members of the original cast, it will be the first time the actors have gotten together for a project since the late Ryan Dunn died in a car crash back in 2011.
Take a look at the trailer for 2010's Jackass 3, the series' most recent installment:
In 2013, Knoxville appeared in a spinoff movie called Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa and last year, Knoxville starred in a film inspired by Jackass. The movie was called Action Point and it saw Knoxville star alongside Chris Pontius. Unfortunately, it performed poorly at the Box Office, having grossed just $5.1 million despite a $19 million budget.
Back in July, Steve-O, one of the stars of the films, said a fourth movie would only happen when Johnny Knoxville was ready for a new installment.
“We’re approaching the 20-year anniversary of when ‘Jackass’ first came out on MTV,” Steve-O says. “I do know that there’s an urge, an idea to commemorate that anniversary in some way. It could be small, it could be big. I don’t know what’s going to happen.”