No thanks. Ashton Kutcher opened up concerning the easy purpose he would by no means return to internet hosting the MTV collection Punk’d — it was far too lonely.
“For a very long time, I might exit and like no one would need to hang around,” Kutcher, 44, informed former Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay, who was reporting for Extra on the Vengence premiere on Monday, July 25. “They have been like, ‘I’m not messing with him.’ It’s good to have buddies.”
The No Strings Hooked up star each co-created and hosted the prank present from 2003 to 2012, discovering creative methods to torture his numerous A-list buddies — together with Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake and Beyoncé — by enlisting a few of his closest comedically well-versed friends to assist along with his devious plans.
The present returned in 2020 sans Kutcher, making its solution to cell video platform Quibi with new host Probability the Rapper. After Quibi shut down lower than a yr later, the present moved over to Roku for its second season.
Whereas Kutcher might not be accessible for a Punk’d cameo any time quickly, he shall be a visitor star on That ’90s Present, an upcoming spinoff of his hit sitcom That ’70s Present.
“Mila and I have been considering it,” he informed Variety on Monday. “We thought, ‘Pay attention, we’re solely within the place that we’re in due to that present, so let’s simply return and do that. We simply went again and had enjoyable for every week. It was so random and enjoyable.’”
The Iowa native added that whereas it was “actually nostalgic to be again on set” it was additionally a “weird” expertise, as a result of present being run by “all the identical of us” of the unique retro-hip comedy.
In February 2022, newcomer Callie Haverda formally nabbed the lead position of Leia within the Netflix collection, an adolescent who’s the proper mixture of her mother and pa. Whereas in Level Place for the summer time, Leia desires an journey, which she’s going to discover with a brand new good friend group of her personal.
Topher Grace and Laura Prepon will return as Eric Forman and Donna Pinciotti, who are actually dad and mom to daughter Leia, The Hollywood Reporter introduced in April 2022. Kutcher and actual life spouse Mila Kunis will reprise their respective roles as Michael Kelso and Jackie Burkhart. Wilmer Valderrama can even reprise his position as Fez.
Years earlier than the thought for a That ‘70s Present spinoff took place, Grace, 44, expressed his curiosity in a reunion for the fan-favorite collection
“I might do it for positive as a result of that was a really great time for us,” the Win a Date With Tad Hamilton star informed The Hollywood Reporter in Might 2018. “We have been all very shut, having that have each single day with one another. It was nice to broadcast it out as soon as every week, however, like, I’m nonetheless nice buddies with these guys. So the truth that somebody would pay us to go [hang] out collectively.”