The primary of 14 South Park films being created with Paramount+ will come to screens sooner than anticipated, with the primary two slated for launch this 12 months.
On the Paramount+ panel in the course of the Tv Critics Affiliation panel, ViacomCBS exec Tanya Giles confirmed that two movies shall be launched per 12 months from 2021 till 2027, for a complete of 14 films.
South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker opened up earlier in the summertime concerning the mega deal they signed with with ViacomCBS price $900 million to create six extra seasons of the hit cartoon and 14 films.
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“Comedy Central has been our house for 25 years and we’re actually comfortable that they’ve made a dedication to us for the following 75 years,” Parker and Stone stated in an announcement.
“After we got here to ViacomCBS with a special approach to produce the present in the course of the pandemic, Chris (McCarthy), Nina (Diaz), Keyes (Hill-Edgar) and Tanya (Giles) have been instantly supportive and enabled us to strive one thing new that turned out to be rather well acquired.
“We won’t wait to get again to doing conventional South Park episodes however now we are able to additionally check out new codecs. It’s nice to have companions who will all the time take an opportunity with us.”
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President-CEO of MTV Leisure and main exec at Paramount+ Chris McCarthy stated: “Matt and Trey are world-class creatives who brilliantly use their outrageous humor to skewer the absurdities of our tradition and we’re excited to increase and deepen our lengthy relationship with them to assist gas Paramount+ and Comedy Central.
“Franchising marquee content material like South Park and growing new IP with super expertise like Matt and Trey, is on the coronary heart of our technique to proceed rising Paramount Plus.”
Stone and Parker have already teased what among the films would possibly cowl.
Chatting with Bloomberg, Stone stated: “We’re doing deep fakes. We now have a studio with a dozen people who find themselves deep faux artists. We’re engaged on a bit of extra of this deep faux film we’re making an attempt to piece collectively.
“We now have a horror film. A musical… We now have a documentary crew that is been following us for years on this deal.”
Stone added: “Now we’re older, and the thought of what streaming films may be is fairly promising. We do no matter we wish, and they’re fairly supportive of it. We are the luckiest guys in TV in that manner.”
South Park airs on Comedy Central. It is also obtainable through streaming providers together with Amazon Prime Video and NOW within the UK, with chosen episodes on Netflix. Within the US, it is also obtainable on HBO Max.
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