Will Ashton Kutcher be Part of the ‘Punk’d’ Reboot With Chance the Rapper?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ashton Kutcher speaks onstage

These days, Ashton Kutcher is a tech investor and entrepreneur, slightly than a full-time actor. Still, most individuals know Kutcher finest for his work in tv and movie, together with the favored comedy sequence That ’70s Show and films akin to Just Married and The Butterfly Effect.

Kutcher turned well-known for his goofy, outgoing persona, which was completely represented on the groundbreaking MTV present Punk’d. For years, Kutcher hosted the hidden-camera actuality sequence, welcoming big-name celeb friends and stunning viewers with the hilarious pranks.

With the information that Quibi is reviving the smash hit present, many followers are questioning if Kutcher might return in some capability.

Ashton Kutcher made historical past on ‘Punk’d’

Ashton Kutcher speaks onstage
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Ashton Kutcher was born in Iowa in 1978. He started his profession as a mannequin, touring the world earlier than settling in Los Angeles to pursue an performing profession. It didn’t take lengthy for producers to acknowledge Kutcher’s expertise, and he was forged on That ’70s Show in 1998.

The sequence made Kutcher a star and supplied him with the prospect to go after different profession alternatives, together with starring in comedies like Just Married and Dude, Where’s My Car?

In 2003, Kutcher started internet hosting the brand-new MTV present Punk’d. The present was a hidden digital camera actuality sequence that targeted on pranking high-profile celebrities like Justin Timberlake. Punk’d featured all kinds of pranks, from interviews that didn’t go fairly as deliberate to elaborate stunts involving many props and actors.

Viewers liked the present and usually tuned in for almost 4 years, till the present resulted in 2007. Kutcher went on to different performing initiatives and to spend money on all kinds of startups and companies. 

Chance the Rapper is internet hosting the ‘Punk’d’ reboot

Although Ashton Kutcher moved on, MTV didn’t wish to let go of the favored present. The community introduced Punk’d again for a reboot in 2012, however it solely lasted for a number of episodes. It was revived once more in 2015, however once more, it solely lasted for a number of episodes.

For viewers, it appeared as if Punk’d may lastly be lifeless within the water — no less than, till 2019, when it was introduced that the enduring present could be coming again as soon as once more.

The newest Punk’d reboot options Chance the Rapper because the host, and debuted on the streaming platform Quibi earlier within the spring of 2020. The present is out there solely on Quibi, and has been getting rave opinions from critics and followers.

Chance the Rapper‘s allure and humorousness lends itself completely to the prank present — however some old-school followers of the unique Punk’d are questioning whether or not the unique host himself might ever make a comeback. 

Will Ashton Kutcher be a visitor star on the ‘Punk’d’ reboot?

As quickly because the information was revealed that Punk’d could be returning, followers started clamoring for information about Ashton Kutcher, and whether or not the onetime host would return for a cameo or visitor host spot.

Speculation sadly didn’t final lengthy, and in June 2019, Kutcher spoke out in regards to the reboot. “I have nothing to do with the new punk’d situation,” Kutcher tweeted to his followers. “Hope they get it right.”

Even although he isn’t hooked up to the present in any approach, it’s clear from Kutcher’s tweets that he nonetheless cares in regards to the present and possibly holds the reminiscences of his stint on the unique Punk’d near his coronary heart. Quibi hasn’t introduced something relating to additional seasons of the present, however it appears possible that the yr 2021 will maintain some extra Punk’d insanity. 

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