South Park fans should be excited about news of a brand new deal between ViacomCBS and series creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado. The curious, adventure-seeking, fourth grade group of 10 year old boys, Stan, Kyle, Cartman, Kenny, and Butters, all join in in buffoonish adventures that sometimes evolve nothing.
The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that during ViacomCBS’ second-quarter earnings report, that South Park is being extended until 2027 and will also see fourteen original films head to Paramount + with the first two set for 2021.
MTV Entertainment Studios has inked South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone to a new deal that will run through 2027, including 14 new movies made exclusively for Paramount+, beginning with two this year. It will also see the flagship South Park series renewed through season 30 (2022 will see the show launch its 25th season).
While this South Park deal is more expansive than Adult Swim’s Rick & Morty extension, it only highlights how popular mature animation is and likely will continue to be.
However, his news might annoy HBO Max subscribers that likely won’t have access to those Paramount+ films and Paramount+ seemingly won’t have access to the seasons that were exclusively acquired by HBO Max.
Another example of how competing streaming services are making it harder for fans to have a single subscription to view their favorite media.
SOURCE: THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER