A staple of mid-2000’s skateboard culture that led to numerous awful choices by teens all over the planet, the crazy and silly stand-ins and expert skateboarders knew as Jackass are back with a new, and considerably more developed film.
Jackass Forever is directed by Jeff Tremaine and it is the fourth part of the Jackass franchise. A mix of psychedelic, childlike whimsy meets street skating, hilarious pranks, and wild dares. The cast seems to be more mature and sober, audiences can’t wait to see the dynamic and hilarious environment created by these friends again in theatres.
The franchise was about unbelievable, daring, and sometimes basic stunts that started with the creation of the CYK film series in the year 1999 by BAM and his brother Jess Margera, alongside Rake Yohn, Brandon DiCamillo, Ryan Dunn, and Raab Himself. While others were trying to figure out their place on the skateboard and perform stunts, the CKY crew decided to make their own show based on stunts. The Jackass series has defined the world of stunts through generations.
Jackass Forever Trailer
If you want to get an idea about how the film looks, you can watch the trailer on YouTube which was released back in July 2021. The trailer majorly looked like the reunion of old friends, initially giving a sentimental nostalgia of the past and later hitting you with the most hilarious and amazing stunts of all time that will be performed in the new movie.
Jackass Forever Release Date
Originally scheduled to be released in March 2021, the movie was delayed multiple times but it was finally released on February 4, 2022, ending the long-awaited anticipation.
What is Jackass forever about?
Audiences can see the cast intact with their usual wild behavior. There is an 11-year long gap between the first and the second film and the OG were wondering if they will get to see the same amount of craziness in the stunts from a cast who have aged over a decade. Although the answer to this can be given by the fact that there have been several severe injuries on the set. Jaws Homoki broke his wrist. Following this incident, the team received a green light to start filming. Within two days both Johnny Knoxville and Steve-O were hospitalized for on-set injuries. The reason for the injuries was not disclosed but we can definitely watch the movie now and see what caused it.
Jackass Forever Cast
In a 2018 AltPress interview, Johnny Knoxville speaks about bringing new cast members onto the Jackass team, stating he wanted to “bring in some fresh blood into it. Audiences can definitely expect a mixture of familiar and unfamiliar faces starring in the movie, starting from comedian prankster Eric Andre, new Jackass cast member Jasper Dolphin of Odd Future, Machine Gun Kelly, and more. Raab from the original series is said to have a cameo in the movie along with a Finnish stunt group, The Dudesons. The professional skateboarder, Tony Hawk is also making a reappearance in the movie.
The audience can expect to see most of the original cast members in Jackass Forever, including ringmaster Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O (who celebrated 13 years of sobriety in March of 2021), Jason “Wee Man” Acuna, Chris “Party Boy” Pontius, Dave England, Ehren “Danger Ehren” McGehey, Brandon DiCamillo, Preston Lacy, and Loomis Fall.
Will this be the last movie from the franchise?
While the franchise may still go on, it won’t be the same anymore. Johnny Knoxville has stated in an interview with GQ that this may be his final film with the franchise, noting the danger and probability of injury on set. When talking to USA Today, Knoxville stated, “You can only take so many chances before something irreversible happens. I feel like I’ve been extremely lucky to take the chances I’ve taken and still be walking around.”
Is Jackass Forever available on Netflix?
No. Since the movie is Paramount Original it’s not available on Netflix as of now. Only time if it will ever release on the streaming giant.
Where to watch Jackass Forever?
You can head to the nearest movie theater this weekend to watch Jackass Forever. Although there hasn’t been any fixed date yet, you can also expect the movie to stream digitally after 30-45 days.
If you want to catch up on the previous series, you can easily watch it on Amazon Prime.