pgLang by Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free, South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker and Paramount Pictures are teaming up for a feature film.
The upcoming title is a live-action comedy that “will depict the past and present that come to fruition when a young black man who is interning as a slave re-enactor at a living history museum discovers that the his white girlfriend’s ancestors once owned his.” K-Dot, Free, Stone and Parker of Park County will produce the film while Vernon Chatman will write the script, and production is expected to begin in the spring of 2022. Paramount Pictures will handle theatrical distribution, home entertainment and licensing rights for television, while its streaming platform Paramount+ will acquire the streaming rights.
“On behalf of Paramount Pictures and the wider ViacomCBS family, we look forward to ushering in the first theatrical collaboration from these creative visionaries and galvanizing audiences around the world around a powerful storytelling experience,” said Brian Robbins, president and CEO of Paramount Pictures, in a statement.
Stay tuned for more information.
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