After South Park, the creator of the series will produce this comedy which promises to be very provocative
Last January, we learned that rapper Kendrick Lamar would move from the world of music to; that of the cinema by producing a live-action film with Trey Parker and Matt Stone the creators of the series South Park. A comedy project that aims to be provocative, you must imagine. Since then, we haven't had any news, but the project is taking shape and taking shape.
A very provocative live-action comedy
Indeed , at the beginning of the year, Deadline informed us that rapper Kendrick Lamar was going to associate with the co-creators of the series South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, to produce a comedy for Paramount Pictures. For the time being, the film does not yet have a name but we know that the feature film will stage the past. and the present of a young black man who works in a museum as an intern and in whom, for the purposes of a reconstruction, plays the role of a slave . The press release specified that the main character was to discover that the ancestors of his white girlfriend possessed his to the time.
If until; now this feature film was no longer talked about, today we learn thanks to the site Above The Live that the project is on track. Filming was supposed to start a little earlier this year but due to unavailability of the Stone/Parker duo it was é pushed back.
The film is written and directed; by Vernon Chatman (who voices Servietsky in the series South Park) and Trey Parker. Filming should start shortly. For its part, Paramount said it was “impatient to inaugurate the first theatrical collaboration of these creative visionaries and to galvanize the public around the world around 'a powerful narrative experience“.
This project will mark Dave Free and Kendrick Lamar's first production under their pgLand banner.
South Park through 2027
In addition to this live-action film in the works, Kendrick Lamar, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have signed; one of the biggest deals in television history rated to $900 million to produce 14 films from the South Park franchise aimed at to stream on Paramount+ as well as creating additional seasons of the animated series for Comedy Central through 2027.