Everyone’s Favorite Yellow Sponge is Coming to the Big Screen on May 22nd!

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Coming out on May 22nd, everyone’s’ favorite yellow talking sponge is entering the big screen for the third time! Directed by Tim Hill, The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run stars the original cast and introduces some new ones as well!

Information About the Movie

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run is about the two lovable knuckleheads, Spongebob Squarepants and his pink starfish best friend Patrick Star, traveling to the lost city of Atlantic City to solve the mysterious kidnapping of Gary the snail, Spongebob’s pet. They soon prove that there’s nothing stronger than the power of friendship as they encounter danger and delight at every turn. 

This Memorial Day weekend, Spongebob and Patrick, and the rest of the gang from Bikini Bottom hit the big screen in the first ever all CGI Spongebob Motion Picture Event. 

Also, arguably one of the most hyped up the things about this movie is that Keanu Reeves (known for playing John Wick) is making an appearance as a tumbleweed. 

About the Show, Spongebob Squarepants

Spongebob Squarepants is an American animated comedy television series created by marine scientist and animator, Stephen Hillenburg, for kids channel network, Nickelodeon. Spongebob Squarepants is the fifth longest running American series. Its popularity has made it a media franchise. It is the highest rated series to air on Nickelodeon and ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks’ most distributive property. Since 2017, the media franchise has generated thirteen billion dollars in merchandising revenue for Nickelodeon. 

Fun Facts about Spongebob Squarepants

Many of the series’ ideas originated in The Intertidal Zone, an unpublished educational book that Hillenburg created in 1989 to teach his students about undersea life. He began developing Spongebob Squarepants into a television series in 1996 following the cancellation of Rocko’s Modern Life. He turned to Tom Kenney, who had worked with him on that series, to voice the title character.

Spongebob Squarepants is one of the most popular kid cartoons on television, and it’s been running for over twenty years. Don’t miss The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run!