Jackass star Johnny Knoxville is reaping the benefits from his decision to ditch his prankster ways for acting - after landing a $5 million deal for his next movie, Walking Tall. Knoxville will team up with former wrestling star The Rock in the film, about a man returning to his hometown who stands up to local louts and becomes sheriff. The funnyman, who will play the Rock's sidekick, is scheduled to begin shooting on June 23 in Vancouver, Canada. He also has roles in upcoming movies Around The World In 80 Days, Hating Her and Grand Theft Parsons.
----- I saw this and being a Johnny Knoxville fan I was happy. Just too bad I'm not a Rock fan but oh well. Whats funny is that it list Rock as "former wrestling star". I guess some think he really has left WWE for good.
I don't get out on the newz sites too much - maybe you don't either, so this will be new to you as well. Back in January, somebody (Bix?) went on PACER and grabbed some exhibits from Warrior's 2006 lawsuit against Vince (Ultimate Creations Inc. vs.