South Park Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have opened up about the expansion of the iconic Paramount +cartoon.
Talking to The Hollywood Reporter, the duo talked about their plans to release a total of 14 “made-for-TV movies” over the next seven years on the streaming service as part of the $ 900 million deal they have already inked on ViacomCBS.
“With Viacom, we know we can make it as long or short as we need to,” Parker said, while Stone added, “We’re trying to make what’s on Paramount + different from anywhere else, so the movies made for TV in an hour. where our head. We do two movies made for TV every year. They’re big, but they’re not very much the size of a movie. “
The first film, South Park: Post Covid, to air Nov. 25; the second untitled part comes in December. “These are the boys facing a post-Covid world. They’re just trying to get back to normal,” Parker scoffed at the former. “So, it’s like our show. We’re just trying to get back to normal.”
While the creative partners continue to make animated series remotely due to the pandemic, they aren’t worried about the show crossing any lines in today’s cultural climate.
“We’ve been waiting to cancel for 30 years,” Stone told the outlet. “It changes who’s involved in it. But we deal with it the whole time we’re doing the show. And we can’t complain. Our situation is going well. It gives us fodder and gives us something to talk about. . ”
In addition to the Paramount +movies, Parker and Stone have also committed six more seasons of the TV series for Comedy Central.
In August, the duo announced they were completed the purchase of Casa Bonita, the Colorado Mexican restaurant that became the fixture of South Park canon. Meanwhile, Kenny, Kyle, Cartman, and the rest of the gang were last seen in March “The Special Vaccination.”