Casa Bonita below dialogue between Governor Jared Polis and South Park creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone – CBS Denver
DENVER (CBS4)The future of Casa Bonita could be discussed in a live-stream conversation between Governor Jared Polis and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The Colorado landmark is one of the topics of discussion, according to the governor’s office.
Polis will live stream his conversation with the creators of the hit TV show South Park on Friday morning to mark the show’s 24th anniversary. You will likely be discussing Colorado’s favorite fictional small town and other topical issues.
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Last month, The Hollywood Reporter published an article stating that Parker and Stone were planning to buy Casa Bonita, which is featured in one of South Park’s most popular episodes. The restaurant has filed for bankruptcy protection but is not for public sale.
The Save Casa Bonita Group has also made every effort to make the restaurant fully functional. The arcade and gift shop are currently open, with tours of the facility available throughout the day.
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Watch the discussion live on CBSN on Friday, August 13th at 9:30 am
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone both grew up in Colorado. The writing, production, and directing teams met when they were attending the University of Colorado at Boulder. Comedy Central hired the two in 1997 to produce the popular animated series “South Park,” a show that Steven Kroft of 60 Minutes said in September 2011 “changed the face of cable television.” The popular 1999 film “South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut” followed. In 2011, her huge Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon” became a big winner at the Tony Awards. In the summer of 2012, the touring version of the musical made its debut in Denver. The couple at one point owned a multi-million dollar mansion in Steamboat Springs and have been spotted playing Denver Nuggets games in the past.