(Pocket-lint) - ViacomCBS not lone announced earlier that it's launching Paramount+ successful the UK and Europe done a concern with Sky, but it's besides revealed a monolithic woody with Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
The workplace is teaming up with the creators of South Park to nutrient 14 films for Paramount+. The archetypal 2 installments volition debut aboriginal this year. Keep successful caput it's been 2 decades since the merchandise of Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, and Parker and Stone haven't made a movie since 2004's Team America: World Police.
Stone told Bloomberg they program to grow the South Park Universe done these caller films. They adjacent program to present caller characters and concepts successful their direct-to-streaming movies for Paramount+.
According to Bloomberg, the duo's statement with ViacomCBS is worthy much than $900 cardinal implicit six years. But don't hide AT&T subsidiary WarnerMedia spent $500 cardinal successful 2019 to unafraid sreaming rights to the South Park amusement for HBO Max. Viacom licensed it, and though that statement is inactive good, it sounds similar the workplace volition effort to bring the bid to Paramount+.
ViacomCBS' Chris McCarthy adjacent suggested truthful successful a press release announcing the woody with Parker and Stone:
"Matt and Trey are world-class creatives who brilliantly usage their outrageous wit to skewer the absurdities of our civilization and we are excited to grow and deepen our agelong narration with them to assistance substance Paramount+ and Comedy Central. Franchising marquee contented similar South Park and processing caller IP with tremendous endowment similar Matt and Trey, is astatine the bosom of our strategy to proceed increasing Paramount+."
Paramount+ is simply a rebranding of CBS All Access, a unrecorded TV subscription work that CBS launched successful 2014. It offers properties from the combined ViacomCBS network, including Paramount, Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, and Comedy Central. For much astir Paramount+, spot our guide:
Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 6 August 2021.