Sponge on the run is a movie based on the very popular series Spongebob SquarePants.
Stephen Hillenberg is the creator of the show. The series premiered way back in 1999. Nickelodeon ran this comedy series on their channel for a very long time. The creators have added many spin-offs, movies, comic books, and video games to this celebrated franchise. The story of this show revolves around the life of the protagonist, Spongebob, and his friends. They live underwater in a city named as the Bikini Bottom. The series is about their adventures in the city.
About the Spongebob Movie-
The first movie in the series titled ‘Spongebob SquarePants’ released in 2004. Another movie titled ‘Sponge out of water’ released nearly eleven years after the first movie, in 2015. And, the newest addition to the franchise named ‘Sponge on the Run’ is ready to hit the theaters this year.
Paramount Productions, Nickelodeon Movies, and United Plankton are the official producers of Sponge on the Run. Tim Hill is the director of the movie.
When Spongebob’s pet snail Gary is taken by Poseidon, Spongebob and his friend Patrick take it upon themselves to find Gary. The movie features this epic trip of Spongebob and Patrick to the lost Atlantic City to bring back Gary.
The regular cast from the series play their respective characters-
- Tom Kenny (Spongebob and Gary)
- Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick)
- Rodger Bumpass (Squidward Tentacles)
- Mr. Lawrence (Sheldon Plankton)
- Jill Talley (Karen Plankton)
- Clancy Brown (Eugene Krabs)
- Mary Jo Catlett ( Mrs. Puff)
- Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy Cheeks)
- Lory Alan (pear Krabs)
And Snoop Dog as himself. The movie also features Keanu Reeves, Reggie Watts, and Awkwafina.
Release Date, Trailers and more-
Initially, the creators were planning to release Sponge on the Run in February 2019. But, they delayed the launch for another year. Then the release date was constantly changing from August to July to May of 2020.
Due to the COVID -19 Pandemic, the creators have postponed the release till August. Finally, Sponge on the Run will be in the theaters on 7th August 2020.
The producers released the trailer for Sponge on the run in November of 2019. Here is the official trailer from the producer’s YouTube channel!
Sponge on the Run, releasing this August!