Beloved cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants is getting its third movie next year. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run is slated to hit cinemas in Australia on 2 July 2020. It will be the first SpongeBob SquarePants film to be done in CGI.
Paramount Pictures has released the official trailer and the poster for the film. The new look emulates the show’s colourful and lighthearted style with a live action surprise thrown in.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run follows SpongeBob SquarePants on his epic journey to rescue his snail-napped pet Gary. SpongeBob’s friends from Bikini Bottom aren’t letting him go out into the wide world alone as they head out to The Lost City of Atlantis City to find Gary.
The film is written and directed by Tim Hill, who has served as a writer on the SpongeBob SquarePants series over the years. The film stars Tom Kenny, Awkwafina, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence, Douglas Lawrence, and Reggie Watts.