Two new films by South Park will be released at Paramount + before the end of 2021.
According ComicBook.com, the programming director of ViacomCBS Streaming, Tanya Giles, broke the news during the Paramount + panel at the Television Critics Association. Giles confirmed that the first two films of the agreement (including a total of 14 Trey Parker and Matt Stone films) will be released this year, and two more films will arrive each year until 2027.
In August it was announced that Parker and Stone had signed a major deal with ViacomCBS and MTV Entertainment Studios that will allow them to develop 14 original South Park movies for Paramount +, as well as six more seasons of his series badge on Comedy Central. As if that were not enough, the agreement also includes a new video game which is being created by an internal team at South Park Studios.
The entire South Park library se is currently airing on HBO Max, except for five of the most controversial episodes of the program. South Park season 23 aired in 2019, but the show has been on hiatus ever since due to the COVID-19 pandemic, aside from two one-hour specials: The October 2020 Pandemic Special and the March 2021 South ParQ Vaccination Special.
The plots of the two new films have been kept under wraps along with the exact release dates., but they may end up being similar in scope and scale to the two recent specials. instead of looking like the 1999 movie South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (produced with a budget of around $ 20 million). Especially considering that both will come out at the end of this year 2021.
In addition to their new expansive deal, Parker and Stone have also reached a tentative agreement to purchase Casa Bonita, AKA the iconic restaurant that appeared on his famous series. This has come after the Colorado restaurant owner company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in April, after being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic.