Paramount Preps Another 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Movie for 2014
It's been eight years since Nickelodeon's Pineapple dwelling cash cow SpongeBob SquarePants hit the big screen, but after Paramount Pictures (the studio under Viacom, which also owns the aforementioned kid cable network) rocked the Oscars by winning Best Animated Film for Rango, it sounds like they're eager to keep their animation sector going strong. THR has word from CEO Philippe Dauman that a new movie featuring SpongeBob, Patrick, Gary and the rest of the crew is heading to theaters by the end of 2014. Dauman says the film will, "serve to start off or be one of our films that starts off our new animation effort."
As of now there are no plot details, but when it comes to someone as established as SpongeBob SquarePants, it's really not necessary to get audiences interested. However, with eight years having gone by, I'm wondering if the kid audience for the cartoon is still as strong as it was back then. Many of the kids who watched the show and film back then are now in high school and college. While nostalgia is strong nowadays, it may not make as big of a splash this time around. Of course, since the cartoon does have subtle adult humor and still gives laughs to plenty stoners out there, there's probably nothing to worry about.
Reader Feedback - 18 Comments
OH THANK GOD!
DoomCanoe on Feb 28, 2012
OMG MY LIFE IS NOW COMPLETE!!!! 2012 PLEASE DO NOT LET IT BE THE END!!!!!! WOOOO IM READY IM READY IM READY IM READY IM READY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FallenMetalX on Feb 28, 2012
Oh please God no. Can't they do an Invader Zim movie instead because I know there are loads of fans that much rather have that then sponge bob movie.
Carl on Feb 28, 2012
2014... well, I hope will survive 2012 🙂 A SpongeBob Movie is a good reason to survive. :)))we had the smurfs, the muppets, Garfield... now its time for SpongeBob.So I can say the colour of the year 2014 will be yellow.
Millus on Feb 28, 2012
As a kid who was the generation that ate, drank, and slept Spongebob Squarepants I have to say, now I don't really care, I probably would need to go back and watch those old episodes of Spongebob just because I haven't seen them in so long, and the movie was 8 years ago, I'm sure if they do it 2 or maybe even 4 years after, it would have been a huge success. But as i said I don't care too much, but I would like to see how it goes and hope it does rekindle my love for spongebob
Clocker910 on Feb 28, 2012
What is this shit?
Vaporeon on Feb 28, 2012
The continuing downfall of a once good franchise.
Dan on Feb 29, 2012
Aw heeeell yeyuh! Best news Ive heard all day! 😀 Ive been a Spongebob fan since its debut, to this very day, and Im 24! BRING IT!! XD
LosZombies on Feb 29, 2012
It can't fail. Can it?
ur_babys_daddy on Feb 29, 2012
Oh God no. NO. ANOTHER movie? Look, I love the series, mainly back when it was good during the first three seasons and not now when it's gone downhill. The first movie was outstanding and hilarious, but after the original crew left the team, the series went horribly wrong.
Dan on Feb 29, 2012
Dont worry. I heard that the old script writters will be coming back for this one. 🙂
Nick on Nov 24, 2012
OH my Gosh!!! I can't wait to go see it. When I'm gratuted the high school, I will become a voice actor of SpongeBob Squarepants!!!!!!!
Haileyk327 on Apr 21, 2012
This film will SpongeBob's new love interest "A beautiful female sponge named Hailey SquareSponge and SpongeBob fall in love of her" in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2: Road Trip Most Wanted. Hailey Kocvara as Hailey SquareSponge (voice actor)
Haileyk327 on May 26, 2012
This film will be SpongeBob's love interest named Hailey SquareSponge and he falls in love with her. (SpongeBob and Hailey) Written by Hailey Kocvara
Haileyk327 on Jun 2, 2012
My name is Hailey Kocvara, when I graduated the high school and I will become a voice actor of this movie. This film will be SpongeBob's new love interest. "A beautiful female sponge named Hailey SquareSponge and SpongeBob falls in love with her." Created by Hailey Kocvara (SpongeBob SquarePants and Hailey SquareSponge)
Haileyk327 on Jun 10, 2012
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2: Miami's Most Wanted. This movie will be SpongeBob's new love interest a girl sponge named Hailey SquareSponge (as Hailey Kocvara) when SpongeBob falls in love with her.
Haileyk on Jul 7, 2012
I am spongebobs biggest fan!
SB on Aug 10, 2012
This film will be SpongeBob's love interest named Hailey SquareSponge (Hailey Kocvara). Hailey SquareSponge is beautiful female sponge and she has her brown hair with ponytail, her eyes are brown and she's a square shape like SpongeBob. Hailey clothes are black shirt, blue pants, heart necklace and shoes. She was adopted her father, The Big Spongus, she have her two adopted brothers named Ed and Buck Un-Spongeable. Hailey love extreme sport like skateboard and she can do some tricks. She first met SpongeBob and he falls in love of Hailey. She feels deep of her heart that She falls in love with SpongeBob. She was kidnapped by Plankton and SpongeBob come to rescue her in Bikini Bottom. The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2 in November 14th, 2014
haileyk327 on Sep 22, 2012
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