The event, which featured top executives including Shari Redstone and Bob Bakish, kicked off with News of ViacomCBS rebranding to Paramount Global, With the newly named company’s shares to trade on Nasdaq as PARAA (common class A), PARA (common class B) and PARAP (preferred stock) starting Thursday.
The name change has been incorporated into programming news mostly about promoting the company’s flagship streaming service Paramount +, including that it will Merge Showtime sister in a flow package; Become the streaming home of all the new Paramount Pictures movies in the United States after their theatrical performances that began in 2024; And it will expand abroad through New partnership with Canal + Group in Franceplacing it in more than 60 markets across the UK, Latin America, Canada, Australia, South Korea, the Caribbean and all major European markets in Europe by the end of this year.
This payment allows the company to target more than 100 million subscribers overall and $9 billion in direct-to-consumer revenue by 2024, Bakish said.
Here is a list of new software revealed today, per Paramount:
A Quiet Place Part Three: The third installment, from John Krasinski, is confirmed for a theatrical debut in 2025.
sonic the hedgehog: The first-ever original live Sonic series, featuring the character of Knuckles, voiced by Idris Elba, is in development for its debut on Paramount+, and is in preparation for the third installment of the main film.
SpongeBob SquarePants: The SpongeBob universe will be expanded exclusively to Paramount+ with three all-new movies based on the show’s original characters, with a debut in 2023. In addition, a fourth SpongeBob release from Nickelodeon Animation is currently in development for theatrical release.
Seal team: CBS will expand the storytelling world of SEAL Team drama Paramount+, to produce an independent film for the streaming service.
Star TrekThe upcoming theatrical film, directed by Matt Schukman and produced by J.J. Abrams, will feature the original cast and new characters.
Teen Wolf: The first-ever original production from MTV Entertainment Studios and MGM’s Orion Television, Paramount+ will reunite the original Teen Wolf crew for an exclusive full movie. Tyler Posey, Holland Rhoden, Shelley Hennig and Crystal Reed prepare to reprise their famous characters alongside Orne Adams, Lynden Ashby, J.R. Born, Seth Gilliam, Colton Haynes, Ryan Kelly, Melissa Ponzio and Dylan Sprayberry. Additional names will be announced.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: A new era of TMNT mania has taken hold in 2023 with a new animated film about turtles coming to theaters, produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg of Point Gray Pictures and directed by Jeff Rowe. Nickelodeon Animation will quickly follow this movie with a series of Paramount+ exclusives starting in 2023, each focusing on one of the property’s villains in Never-before-seen tales.
transformers: The next chapter begins with Transformers: Rise of the Monsters Set in 2023, director Stephen Capley Jr and star Anthony Ramos will lead the first of three films from the iconic Hasbro estate. In addition, the previously announced Untitled Animated Transformers, a Paramount/eOne co-production with directly linked Josh Cooley, will be released in theaters July 19, 2024.
Children and family
Blue’s Big City Adventure: The now-announced animated/live-action hybrid title for this brand new Blue’s Clues & You! A Nickelodeon Animation movie is set to premiere later this year and follows host Josh and Blue as they head to New York City, with the help of Steve and Joe, to audition for a major Broadway musical.
Dora the Explorer: The leading Latin preschool hero returns in an all-new animated series from Nickelodeon Animation, featuring beloved characters, plus a major storytelling update, debuting in 2023. Now development from Nickelodeon is a first of its kind. The all-action Dora the Explorer series, inspired by the tone of Paramount Pictures 2019’s theatrical release Dora and the Lost City of Gold, comes with this new Paramount+ release targeting the twin show.
Animation for adults
Beavis and Butthead: The duo are back and dumber than ever in an all-new series that premieres via Paramount+ globally. Along with this new show, more than 200 full episodes of the Beavis and Butt-Head library and the previously announced new movie, Beavis and Butt-Head do the Universe, will also access the service.
South Park: The TV series will reach Paramount+ internationally as the exclusive home of SVOD later this year with over 300 episodes. Additionally, South Park will begin rolling it out to Paramount+ globally as the new SVOD-exclusive home starting in season 27 in 2024, and the entire library heading to Paramount+ US in 2025.
All Star Shore: A competition documentary series that will feature 14 of the hottest reality TV stars from around the world and the biggest TV series – including Jersey Shore Family Vacation, Love is Blind, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Geordie Shore, Acapulco Shore, Bachelor in Paradise and more – as they come together to spend An epic vacation at the Ultimate Shore House in Gran Canaria, Spain, to battle for the grand prize and global bragging rights.
Mr. Ink: The successful tattoo competition is premiering on Paramount+ in markets around the world with all-new episodes later this year. Featuring some of the best tattoo artists in the country fighting in permanent ink for $250,000 and the prized title of Ink Master, contestants will test their artistic skills and instant creativity in challenges like never before.
Challenge: War of the Worlds: Winners from four new series of Challenge The Challenge: CBS (working title), Challenge: Argentina, Challenge: Australia and Challenge: UK will advance to the first globally connected tournament, Challenge: War of the Worlds, and the battle for the title of Challenge World Champion.
Homecoming in the real world: New Orleans: The third installment of the successful, unwritten original series will bring together New Orleans originals David “Tokyo” Broome, Melissa Howard, Jimmy Murray, Danny Roberts, Matt Smith, Julie Stover and Kelly Wolff in “The Big Easy.” In addition, the original season of The Real World: New Orleans will be available to stream on Paramount+ starting in April.
the beach: Seven upcoming editions of the franchise will launch on Paramount+ in regions around the world, including Argentina Shore, Colombia Shore and Australian Shore, with more cities to be announced.
The following reality series has been renewed on Paramount+: Queen of the Universe, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars And Challenge: All Stars. internationally Acapulco Shore, Jordi Shore: The Return of the OGs And Rio Shore It has also been renovated.
1932: The next chapter of the Yellowstone origin story has been arranged. Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios, 1932 will follow a new generation of Duttons through a period of Western expansion, Prohibition, and the Great Depression.
earth man: Billy Bob Thornton has been chosen to lead the next series as a crisis manager for an oil company. “Land Man” will be produced by Taylor Sheridan, David C. Glaser, Ron Burkell, Bob Yari, David Hotkin and Jer Kosinski. The series is also produced by Dan Friedkin, Jason Hoech, Scott Brown and Megan Kreit.
Lioness: Zoe Saldaña will play “Joe,” a strong-willed, hardened man and station chief of the CIA’s Lioness Program, and the show will be produced by Taylor Sheridan, David C. Glaser, Ron Burkell, Bob Yari and David Hotkin. Tom Brady will also serve as executive producer and show director. Nicole Kidman, with her production company Blossom Films, Zoe Saldaña, Geyer Kosinski, and Jill Wagner have also been appointed to executive production.
Tulsa King: Previously announced as Kansas City and starring Sylvester Stallone, production will begin in March 2022 and the series will premiere this fall.
NCIS: Sydney: a new original series from the largest and most successful international franchises. The series, set for release in 2023, will feature local stories with Australian actors and producers, and will be filmed in one of the world’s most beautiful port cities. Shane Brennan, creator of Australian NCIS: Los Angeles, attached.
A gentleman in Moscow (UK): Based on the bestselling novel by Amor Towles, this drama tells the story of Count Rostov who in 1922 finds himself stuck in Moscow and on the wrong side of history. The Communist Party agrees to let him live but he is never allowed out of the Hotel Metropole until the day he dies. Produced by ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) and eOne.
Sexy Monster (UK): Inspired by the popular classic movie of the same name, the prequel series begins with Gal Dove and Don Logan right as they descend into the seductive madness of London’s underworld during the vibrant and volatile ’90s. At its core, this is a love story between two men – similar to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Co-produced by VIS, Chapter One, with showrunner Michael Calio (The Sopranos).
The Alchemy of Death by Simon Beckett (Germany): A psychological crime thriller series inspired by Simon Beckett’s bestselling novel after forensic anthropologist Dr. David Hunter. Written by BAFTA Award-winning screenwriter Suki Venables Fisher (Electric, Unconditional) and directed by Richard R. Clarke (War of the Worlds, Versailles, Outlander), the series will be filmed in the UK. The producing partners are Nadcon Film and Cuba Pictures, in association with VIS.
Yonder (South Korea): In the year 2032, Yonder is an unknown space designed for the dead so they can live by loading the memories of their lives from their brains. The story unfolds when a man receives a letter from his deceased wife inviting him to the unknown space “Yonder”. The drama/sci-fi series raises questions about life and death and what it means to have eternal happiness as humanity comes face to face with a world created through advances in science technology. Presented by TVING (CJ ENM’s broadcast platform) and ViacomCBS, produced by Doodoong Pictures and CJ ENM, directed by Lee Joon-ik.
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