Paramount+ restarts Jackass TV series after success of fourth film Jackass Forever

Paramount+ restarts Jackass TV series after success of fourth film Jackass Forever

Paramount Global CEO Bob Bakish announced Tuesday that the network will be developing a reboot of the Jackass series following the success of the fourth film, Jackass Forever.

Bakish said: ‘We work with the creators [Johnny Knoxville, Jeff Tremaine, and Spike Jonze] to continue the collaboration with a new series bringing even more ridiculous antics straight to Paramount+.”

The R-rated four-quel amassed $80.3 million at the worldwide box office since February 1, earning the franchise’s best reviews to date – an 86% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

‘We are working with the creators to continue the partnership’: Bob Bakish, CEO of Paramount Global, announced Tuesday that the network will develop a reboot of the Jackass series following the success of the fourth film, Jackass Forever.

Big hit!  The R-rated four-quel has amassed $80.3 million at the worldwide box office since February 1, earning the franchise's best reviews to date — an 86% rating on Rotten Tomatoes (cast pictured January 4).

Big hit! The R-rated four-quel has amassed $80.3 million at the worldwide box office since February 1, earning the franchise’s best reviews to date — an 86% rating on Rotten Tomatoes (cast pictured January 4).

Jackass Forever was also the most violent and homoerotic of the franchise with several stunts, skits and pranks that focused solely on torturing male genitals.

Fans can expect familiar faces from the team — Steve-O, Dave England, Chris Pontius, Wee Man, Danger Ehren and Preston Lacy — but Knoxville has officially retired from stunts.

“I can’t afford a concussion anymore. I can’t do that to my family,” the 51-year-old daredevil told GQ last year of his second wife Naomi Nelson and their children Rocko, 12; and Arlo, 10.

‘You can only take so many risks before something irreversible happens. I feel like I’ve been extremely lucky to have taken the risks I’ve taken and I’m still walking around.”

Pranksters: Fans can expect familiar faces from the team — Steve-O, Dave England, Chris Pontius, Wee Man, Danger Ehren and Preston Lacy — but co-creator Johnny Knoxville (L) has officially retired from stunts

Pranksters: Fans can expect familiar faces from the team — Steve-O, Dave England, Chris Pontius, Wee Man, Danger Ehren and Preston Lacy — but co-creator Johnny Knoxville (L) has officially retired from stunts

The 51-year-old daredevil told GQ last year about his second wife Naomi Nelson and their children Arlo, 10;  and Rocko, 12 (pictured in 2021): “I can't afford a concussion anymore.  I can't do that to my family'

The 51-year-old daredevil told GQ last year about his second wife Naomi Nelson and their children Arlo, 10; and Rocko, 12 (pictured in 2021): “I can’t afford a concussion anymore. I can’t do that to my family’

'You can only take so many risks': Knoxville (L) was hospitalized during production of Jackass Forever after suffering a concussion, brain haemorrhage, broken wrist and broken rib from a close encounter with a bull

‘You can only take so many risks’: Knoxville (L) was hospitalized during production of Jackass Forever after suffering a concussion, brain haemorrhage, broken wrist and broken rib from a close encounter with a bull

Knoxville (née Philip John Clapp) was hospitalized during the production of Jackass Forever after a close encounter with a bull left him with a concussion, brain haemorrhage, broken wrist and fractured rib.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 22 years since Johnny and his masochistic crew started their journey with MTV.

Jackass has since spawned four movies, two TV specials, two spin-off series, and three “Jackass Presents” movies.

Fans can see everything cut from Jackass Forever — including the “Swingset Gauntlet” — in the supplemental film Jackass 4.5, which premieres on Netflix on May 20.

It's hard to believe it's been 22 years since Johnny and his masochistic crew started their journey with MTV

It’s hard to believe it’s been 22 years since Johnny and his masochistic crew started their journey with MTV

Premieres May 20 on Netflix!  Fans can see everything cut from Jackass Forever - including the 'Swingset Gauntlet' - in the additional movie Jackass 4.5

Premieres May 20 on Netflix! Fans can see everything cut from Jackass Forever – including the ‘Swingset Gauntlet’ – in the additional movie Jackass 4.5

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