Paramount+’s South Park: The Streaming Wars Part 2 is slated for a release to the platform on July 13, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The first part of the made-for-TV film was released earlier in the month, and revived a character who previously appeared in one episode of the Comedy Central series – waterpark owner Pi Pi.
Since the start of the pandemic, South Park has begun releasing films based in the same universe as the original series, which premiered in 1997 and has since released 25 seasons. The first film, South Park: Post Covid, premiered on the platform last November, and took place in a post-pandemic universe. Meanwhile, the film’s sequel – South Park: Post Covid: The Return of Covid – detailed a Covid resurgence and premiered that December.
The satirical animated comedy series follows the adventures of four children living in the titular Colorado town. Creators Trey Parker (Despicable Me 3) and Matt Stone (Baseketball) previously agreed to 14 total films in collaboration with Comedy Central and ViacomCBS, sparking a $900 million deal. Weekly episodes will also continue to air on the network.
South Park: The Streaming Wars, the kids were forced to deal with a drought resultant from watering restrictions. It saw the return of waterpark owner PiPi, who protested alongside citizens against the lack of water supply in their towns.
South Park has been extended to 30 seasons through 2027, alongside its 14 films. It was reported that the franchise would released two films per year.