Just into Schwarzenegger film, Johnny Knoxville will next head to Rio with John Cusack

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.

John Cusack and Johnny Knoxville are teaming up for "Carnaval," a comedy under the direction of Josh Stern.

Cusack will play a sports agent sent to Rio de Janeiro during the famed Carnaval to recruit the world's best soccer player with the promise that if he signs the star, he will inherit the agency.

Knoxville will play his best friend, a musician who tags along and has an affair with a woman who turns out to be the soccer player's girlfriend, derailing the signing mission.

The movie will shoot in Rio this January.

Cusack will next be seen as Edgar Allan Poe in the thriller "The Raven," set for a March 9 release.

Knoxville just started shooting "Last Stand" with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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