Kendrick Lamar, Dave Free, and ‘South Park’ co-creators Matt Stone & Trey Parker are set to produce an untitled live-action comedy-drama for Paramount pictures. The film follows a Black man interning as a slave reenactor at a museum who discovers that his white girlfriend’s ancestors once owned his.
The untitled project theatrical distribution was acquired by Paramount Pictures with home entertainment, and television licensing rights and set to stream in Paramount+.
“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 worldwide around a powerful storytelling experience,” said Paramount Pictures’ President & CEO, Brian Robbins in a press release.
Vernon Chatman is a writer, director, and voice actor who has won four Emmy and Peabody awards. Chatman created Adult Swim’s The Shivering Truth and co-created the cult series Wonder Showzen, Xavier: Renegade Angel, Trigger Warning With Killer Mike, and Doggie Fizzle Televizzle With Snoop Dogg. He’s also written for The Chris Rock Show, Conan O’Brien, and Louie, and worked 20 seasons on South Park as a writer-producer.