Post Covid Paramount + Film Paints Stark Pandemic Future – The Hollywood Reporter

[This story contains spoilers for South Park: Post Covid.]

It’s going to be 40 long years – at least that’s the way South Park He sees it about the epidemic.

South Park: Post CovidThe first of 14 made-for-TV films produced by Trey Parker And Matt Stone, premiered Thursday exclusively on Paramount+, giving a stark and glamorous look into the future — albeit in a hilarious way from the show’s creators.

Without going into too much detail here, the hour-long special (part one of two that will hit the streaming service next month) is doing a disservice to the characters South Park 40 years down the road when they nearly emerged from the pandemic – but not really at all.

Among the goals of irony in South Park: Post Covid They are Aaron Rodgers, the unprotected general population and awakened culture; The movement has gone so far into the future that the jokes no longer exist so that no one will be upset.

There’s also a lot about Stan Amazon Alexa serving as his combat girlfriend occasionally telling him what products he should add to his cart; Taking on the AI ​​character played by Ana de Armas in Blade Runner 2049. In fact, there are few Blade Runner Gestures in the movie. South Park: Post Covid Also features a deep cut Beverly Hills Cope Reference and post for The Spiritual father: bit Secondly.

The made-for-TV movie’s plot revolves around Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and Kenny teaming up once again – along with some other familiar faces – in an effort to finally end the pandemic. The film is technically the second South park A movie from the duo, the first of which is 1999 South park: Larger Long And uncutIt is an Oscar-nominated theatrical release.

Parker Weston inked A new mega deal coming in August, which runs through 2027 and includes 14 exclusive Paramount+ projects along with the main series being renewed through Season 30.

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