Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar’s PGLang firm has teamed with Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s Park County banner to supply a brand new characteristic movie for Paramount Photos.

The live-action comedy, written by Vernon Chatman, will “depict the previous and current coming to a head when a younger Black man, who’s interning as a slave re-enactor at a dwelling historical past museum, discovers that his white girlfriend’s ancestors as soon as owned his.”

Lamar and PGLang associate Dave Free will produce the undertaking alongside Stone and Parker. Paramount Photos will deal with theatrical distribution, dwelling leisure and tv licensing rights on the undertaking, with Paramount Plus buying streaming rights.

Manufacturing on the yet-to-be-titled characteristic begins within the spring.

“On behalf of Paramount Photos and the broader ViacomCBS household, we stay up for ushering within the first theatrical collaboration from these inventive visionaries, and galvanizing audiences worldwide round a strong storytelling expertise,” Paramount Photos president and CEO Brian Robbins mentioned saying the undertaking.

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PGLang’s Dave Free and Kendrick Lamar
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Information of the undertaking comes as Lamar’s followers anxiously await a brand new album from the rapper, songwriter and file producer who has been honored with 13 Grammy Awards, six Billboard Awards and a Pulitzer Prize for his distinctive model of storytelling by rap. By the way, the Compton native’s final full-length undertaking was for an additional main movement image, 2018’s “Black Panther.” Lamar produced the soundtrack to the movie, which earned a finest unique tune Oscar nomination for his observe “All of the Stars” with SZA and gained two Grammys.

Lamar and Free, additionally a Grammy and MTV Award-winning visionary inventive and govt, launched PGLang in 2020, with the enterprise described as a multi-lingual firm with goals to speak “this technology’s inventive language by mediums exemplifying the shared experiences that join us all.”

Stone and Parker are finest often called the five-time Emmy-winning creatives behind “South Park,” which is about to air its twenty fifth season in 2022. The duo lately inked a brand new cope with MTV Leisure Studios that sees the collection by Season 30, with 14 unique made-for-streaming films for Paramount Plus and the event of latest to-be-announced collection additionally within the works.

The pair are additionally behind 1999’s Oscar-nominated characteristic “South Park: Greater Longer and Uncut.” In 2004, they launched the feature-length movie “Staff America: World Police.” The duo additionally teamed up with Robert Lopez to create the nine-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Guide of Mormon.”

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Park County’s Matt Stone and Trey Parker
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Chatman is a four-time Emmy and Peabody award-winning author, director and voice actor. Along with working as a author and producer on “South Park” for 20 seasons, he additionally created Grownup Swim’s “The Shivering Fact” and co-created the cult collection “Marvel Showzen,” “Xavier: Renegade Angel,” Set off Warning With Killer Mike” and “Doggie Fizzle Televizzle With Snoop Dogg.” Chatman’s resume contains gigs writing for “The Chris Rock Present,” “Conan O’Brien” and “Louie,” plus he created the experimental movie “Last Flesh,” the ebook “Mindsploitation” and produced the Andy Kaufman comedy album “Andy and His Grandmother.”

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Courtesy of Chatman

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