*Rapper Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free are to associate with the “South Park” co-creators Trey Parker and matte stone to produce an as-yet-untitled live-action comedy. According to Deadline, they signed on for the Paramount Pictures film written by Vernon Chatman. Paramount Pictures is from manage room distribution, home entertainment and television license fees. The film is also set to stream on Paramount+.
“On behalf of Paramount Pictures and the wider ViacomCBS family, we look forward to ushering in the first theatrical collaboration from these creative visionaries and galvanizing audiences around the world around a powerful storytelling experience,” said Brian Robbins, president and CEO of Paramount Pictures.
The film’s plot involves the meeting of past and present when a young black man interning as a slave re-enactor at a living history museum discovers that his white girlfriend’s ancestors once possessed his ancestors in as slaves.
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A director has yet to be named, but production is expected to begin this spring. While Lamar and Free produce for pgLang, Stone and Parker are for Park County. pgLang, the multidisciplinary media company that serves as both a record label and a production and publishing house, was established in 2020 by Lamar and his business partner Free. The film will be their first project at pgLang even though fans are waiting Lamar’s Scrapbook.
Park County Wardens Parker and Stone are best known for their hit comedy series South Park. The anime series will return for its 25th season this year. Based on a new agreement recently signed with MTV, South Park will air until season 30.
These are also the names of films such as “Team America: World Police” and “South Park: bigger, longer and uncut.” They too teamed up with Robert Lopez to create the nine-time Tony award-winning Broadway musical “Book of Mormon”.