6 January 2011 6:45 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Last month [1], the feature film version of The Three Stooges moved from the struggling MGM to 20th Century Fox, along with writer/directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly. Once attached stars Jim Carrey [2], Sean Penn and Benicio del Toro were long gone but with the change of studio, the movie once again had a pulse. That pulse is now quickening according to The Wrap who reports that "advances have been made, representatives have been approached and discussions have taken place" for Johnny Knoxville, Andy Samberg and Australian comedian Shane Jacobson to play Moe, Larry and Curly. Read more after the jump. The Wrap quotes [3] an agency insider about the possible casting of the blockbuster comedy, which would ideally start production in March. With Jackass and Saturday Night Live respectively, Knoxville and Samberg each have plenty of experience in both the physical and comedy realms that would be necessary to play a good Stooge. »


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