'Jackass' star Johnny Knoxville and Seann William Scott are to play Luke and Bo Duke in the big screen version of TV classic 'The Dukes of Hazzard'.

The Hollywood Reporter says that Jessica Simpson has screentested for the role of Daisy Duke.

People magazine in the US also reports that movie studio Warner Bros is keen for Burt Reynolds to play the Duke's nemesis, Boss Hogg.

A start date for the film has yet to be decided.