Stone and Parker will start shooting the $20 million Team America during their next hiatus from South Park. Fans can expect plenty of explosions and splintered actors as the boys work out their puppet-peopled send-up of bloated, self-important blockbusters like Armageddon and Independence Day.
Team America To Feature 'Wooden Acting'
Posted by ICv2 on June 25, 2003 @ 5:00 pm CT
Variety reports that Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of South Park, are moving up the technological food chain from paper cutouts to wooden actors for their next project, Team America, a parody of 'the super important huge action movies that Jerry Bruckheimer makes.' Another key influence on the new project was Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds, which is currently being made into a live action movie (see 'Thunderbirds Headed To The Big Screen'), much to the chagrin of Stone and Parker. 'Trey and I loved that Thunderbirds series because of the artistry of the marionettes. It's amazing that a studio would make a movie out of it and take out the only thing that was good about the series.'
Week of May 21, 2019
May 19, 2019
This week’s home entertainment releases include the final film in the underappreciated How To Train Your Dragon trilogy, a surprisingly successful comedy/drama starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart, a romcom that attempts to satirize the conventions of the genre, and the first half of the second season of Chris Savino’s popular Nickelodeon series Loud House .
'Endgame' Now Over $770 Million in North America
May 19, 2019
The "threequel," John Wick 3—Parabellum , opened an unprecedented 87% higher than its predecessor, signaling the full "arrival" of a potent new action film franchise with a box office clout big enough to put it in the conversation with its established genre rivals ( Mission Impossible, Bond, Taken, Bourne ).
Second Edition Features New Core Books, Supplements
May 20, 2019
Cubicle 7 will send players back to Middle-earth with a second edition of its licensed Lord of the Rings roleplaying game, The One Ring .
From DC / Vertigo
May 17, 2019
DC Comics will release new collections of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman: The Dream Hunters for the 30th Anniversary, featuring new covers by Dave McKean.