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Trey Parker & Matt Stone Partner with Kendrick Lamar For a Musical Movie

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Key Takeaways:

• South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are collaborating with rapper Kendrick Lamar and filmmaker Dave Free on a live-action musical.

• The musical is set to release under Paramount Pictures on July 4, 2025.

• The creators intend to produce this film via their own companies, Park County and pgLang respectively.

• While the details about the project are currently withheld, Paramount CEO Brian Robbins regarded the script as an “original and hilarious” work.

South Park Producers Venture Into New Musical Project

Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the masterminds behind the iconic animated series South Park, are embarking on a new endeavor. As they proceed with the 27th season of South Park, the duo has announced an intriguing partnership with renowned rapper Kendrick Lamar and filmmaker Dave Free.

Eyed for a July 4, 2025 release, the collaborative project is a live-action musical under Paramount Pictures. Parker and Stone will be managing the production through their company, Park County. Simultaneously, Lamar and Free will oversee the project through their own company, pgLang.

Kendrick Lamar
BENICASSIM, SPAIN – JUL 17: Kendrick Lamar (hip hop recording artist) performs in concert at FIB Festival on July 17, 2016 in Benicassim, Spain. (Christian Bertrand / Shutterstock.com)

New Musical Generating Excitement At Paramount

During the recent Paramount panel at CinemaCon, the upcoming musical was a significant buzz. Paramount CEO Brian Robbins expressed substantial interest in the newly announced creative endeavor.

“I’m thrilled to announce that we’re moving into production this summer on a musical from the creators of South Park and The Book of Mormon, Matt Stone and Trey Parker. Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free will be managing their part for pgLang, while Matt and Trey handle operations through Park County. This script is one of the most entertaining and unique scripts we’ve ever had the chance to read. We are certain it will create rather a spectacle when it hits theaters on July 4, 2025,” said Robbins.

Details about the project remain confidential, although Robbins’ commentary suggests that viewers should anticipate something original and amusing.

Proven Record in Musical Entertainment

Given the seasoned experience of Parker and Stone in creating musical content, there’s considerable anticipation surrounding this new project. Aside from South Park, the pair has previously demonstrated their skills in the hit stage musical The Book of Mormon, which was created in collaboration with Robert Lopez. In addition, they have produced humorous films including Cannibal! The Musical and Orgazmo among others.

The charm of their work rests on the fact that many projects have a unique musical element. This has become an identifiable trait of Parker and Stone’s endeavors, making fans eager for their next musical-based project.

Concluding Thoughts

This new musical by Parker, Stone, Lamar, and Free is being hailed as an exciting development in the entertainment industry. However, the success of the musical remains to be seen until it hits theaters in the summer of 2025. If you’re a fan, mark your calendars and prepare for a fresh wave of comedy coming your way. If you have any thoughts, feel free to comment below.

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Megan Dianehttps://www.projectcasting.com
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.

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