It’s no secret Johnny Knoxville is a daredevil and a purveyor of extreme pranks/stunts. After nearly 5 years since took a the lead role as Bad Grandpa, he’s back with Action Point.
You have to go back even further for Jackass (8 years) and if you miss that show, this film may do the trick. What if ‘Jackass’ was a theme park? This is your film then!
Based loosely on a real theme park that was once opened in New Jersey the USA, where 6 people died due to the health and safety of the park.Knoxville plays a owner of ‘dodgy’ theme park who’ll pull out all the stops to compete against the bigger (and safer) rivals.
Paramount Pictures has released the UK Trailer, check it out…
Everyone’s favorite daredevil Johnny Knoxville is back to his hilariously painful antics in the upcoming comedy ACTION POINT. Knoxville stars as D.C., the crackpot owner of a low-rent, out-of-control amusement park where the rides are designed with minimum safety for maximum fun. Just as D.C.’s estranged teenage daughter Boogie comes to visit, a corporate mega-park opens nearby and jeopardizes the future of Action Point. To save his beloved theme park and his relationship with his daughter, D.C. and his loony crew of misfits risk everything to pull out all the stops – and stunts – making for another wild ride from the star of BAD GRANDPA and JACKASS
Action Point is set to be released in the UK and Ireland Summer 2018. Paramount Pictures hasn’t confirmed a confirmed date, however, Stateside it’s June so expect similar release date.
The film also stars Chris Pontius, Dan Bakkedahl, Matt Schulze, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Johnny Pemberton, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Joshua Hoover, Conner McVicker, and Eric Manaka.