• Patton Oswalt, Patrice Oneal cast in Johnny Knoxville comedy flick

    For the past few years Johnny Knoxville, professional Jackass, has been slowly gaining some credibility as a comedic actor (The Ringer, Dukes of Hazzard); he even co-starred in Kevin Spacey’s Father Of Invention last year. I know, I know. None of them were “hits” or “good,” but at least Knoxville showed he could do a little more than have his genitals mashed or swim in poop.

    The point is this: Knoxville will be surrounded by stellar comedians in his next movie– an as-of-yet-untitled project starring Patton Oswalt, Rob Riggle and Patrice Oneal. And it could only help Knoxville’s bid to become a real actor. According to Deadline, the story centers around “Knoxville and Oswalt [who] will play battling brothers who attempt to honor their ailing father by taking a troop of boys on a camping trip. It all goes awry.” Regardless of plot, I’ll be interested to see if Oswalt and Oneal have any scenes together. They’re an odd pairing, for sure.

    Dylan P. Gadino

    Dylan is the founder and editor emeritus of Laughspin.

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