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Though I don't know how Dickhouse Prods. thinks they can handle anything besides gross-out films to the likes of Jackass, the banner has signed a first-look deal with Paramount Pictures/MTV Films anyway in hopes to expand the company's brand.
Dickhouse Expands for Paramount
With the Jackass franchise looking complete, Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville and Jeff Tremaine are hoping to try their banner at the comedy genre. They already have the talent -- Knoxville can star and Tremaine can direct -- so all they would need are some good pitches. In comes Paramount/MTV, who are willing to give Dickhouse a first-look at possible comedies.
Dickhouse already had close ties to Paramount thanks to the Jackass TV series that ran on MTV. The Jackass films accumulated near $140 million worldwide, which was great for Paramount considering the film's low-budget costs.
Since there has been no word on a third Jackass movie, Dickhouse has already been sent to work on Hot Dog Wars for Paramount.