Johnny Knoxville confirms he won't be in 'Three Stooges' film

Johnny Knoxville holds up a pair of underwear given to him by Smokey. 

Johnny Knoxville makes an appearance at the Regal Pinnacle movie theater to promote his new movie, Jackass 3D on Tuesday, October 5, 2010.

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Johnny Knoxville holds up a pair of underwear given to him by Smokey. Johnny Knoxville makes an appearance at the Regal Pinnacle movie theater to promote his new movie, Jackass 3D on Tuesday, October 5, 2010.

Johnny Knoxville may not be starring in the upcoming "Three Stooges" flick, but that does not mean he has anything against those yuck yucks.

"I will not be appearing as Moe in 'The Three Stooges.' I love the Stooges, and I love the Farrellys," who are behind a big screen version of the Stooges, he told me earlier today. "A couple of movies i have lined up kept me from it. More on those later."

The Farrelly brothers are trying to get a feature film made on The Three Stooges and have had quite a time casting it after stars such as Sean Penn turned down the roles. The movie would be three half-hour stories based on the Three Stooges characters.

Knoxville's other film projects are from Paramount, with whom he has a great relationship. The studio produced all three of the "Jackass" movies, the third of which has made well over $100 million already.

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