Jackass' Johnny Knoxville is not attached to play Moe Howard in Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly's modern update of The Three Stooges, as was reported here a few days ago.

Variety originally ran the story saying that the Farrellys were "looking to set" Johnny Knoxville in the role of Moe, and that they were "waiting for Johnny Knoxville to officially accept."

However insiders say that while Johnny Knoxville is interested in the project, an offer to join the film has not been made.

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Fox and the Farrellys are still looking for their Larry, Curly and Moe.