Earlier this month, South Park shocked the world when ViacomCBS introduced that it was renewing Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s raunchy animated comedy by means of Season 30 — however that wasn’t all. This renewal deal additionally included 14 films which might premiere solely on Paramount+. That’s proper: 14. This mega renewal reportedly price $900 million and assured the present’s future by means of 2027. And on the Tv Critics Affiliation’s 2021 summer season tour, Tanya Giles, Chief Programming Officer of ViacomCBS Streaming, introduced that two of the South Park movies are set to premiere by the top of 2021.
It’s not too uncommon for South Park to get a multi-season renewal. Again in 2019, the sequence was renewed by means of 2022, and previous to that, it obtained a 3 season renewal in 2015. It’s additionally not shocking that Stone and Parker need to make extra films. The duo stated as a lot in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Likewise, these previous two years have marked a deviation from the present’s typical launch technique with Comedy Central premiering “The Pandemic Particular” in September of 2020 and “South ParQ Vaccination Particular” in March of 2021. What’s shocking is the sheer quantity of content material that 14-movie and 6 season deal guarantees.
Stone and Parker have by no means had an issue creating new episodes or seasons. The truth is, South Park thrives on it. The present has lengthy been praised and revered for its weeklong manufacturing schedule, a thankless course of that retains the sequence’ jokes all the time related. It’ll be fascinating to see if this tried and true course of will prevail with the addition of two films a 12 months or if this new toll will break it. One other query to think about is what these films will appear to be. Will they be hourlong specials like the 2 aforementioned odes to the pandemic? Or will they be true options? We’re poised to be taught the reply by the top of the 12 months.
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