While the fans wait patiently for the next one Kendrick Lamar album, it was announced on Friday (January 14) that the Pultizer Prize-winning recording artist will be producing his first film in 2022. Under his pgLang label, Lamar will partner with partner and manager Dave Free and South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker on a live-action comedy from Paramount Pictures.
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Written by Vernon Chatman, the film’s concept follows a young black man who works as a slave reenactor in a living history museum and discovers that his girlfriend’s ancestors once owned his own ancestors as slaves. “On behalf of Paramount Pictures and the entire ViacomCBS family, we’re excited to herald the first theatrical collaboration of these creative visionaries and bring audiences worldwide to an immersive storytelling experience,” said Brian Robbins, President and CEO of Paramount Pictures the project.
Paramount will own the theatrical, home entertainment and television licensing rights to the project, while Paramount Plus will acquire the streaming rights. During Lamar and Free’s first film, South Park’s Stone and Parker bring five-time Emmy-winning experience. The duo recently inked a new deal with MTV, which sees South Park Air through season 30. South Park is currently in its 25th season.
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In 2021, Kendrick Lamar returns to music with appearances on the tracks “Family Ties” and “Rover Brothers” on the debut album by his new artist and cousin, Baby Keem. the melodic blue. Last year K. Dot announced that his next album will be his last on TDE. No official release date for the upcoming comedy.
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