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SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run Will Skip Theaters For OTT Release

We have seen SpongeBob on our TV screens, and this time he is coming on the big screen with his movie titled The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run. It is an animated comedy film that is inspired by the TV series. It is directed by Tim Hill, and he penned the screenplay with Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger. Instead of using 2D animation, this movie is entirely made with CGI.

Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon Movies, and United Plankton Pictures produced the animated flick. Earlier, the release of the animated film was postponed due to coronavirus. So fans want to know when it will release as they are eagerly waiting for it. Check all the necessary details below:

Air Date

SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run was first set to premiere in the theaters on Memorial Day, and then it rescheduled to Aug. 7, 2020, due to coronavirus pandemic. Theaters are shut by the government so that everyone should maintain social distancing due to safety reasons. But now Paramount decided to skip its theatrical release, and now it will premiere on premium VOD and later on CBS All Access.

Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run
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Now fans have to wait for the SpongeBob movie for a long time as it will arrive in 2021. ViacomCBS decided to take this step because it will release the flick at the time of big-rebranding of CBS All Access in 2021. The TV series of SpongeBob Squarepants will also available on it, as per the Deadline.


These actors will give their voices to the characters that will feature in SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run:

  • Tom Kenny as SpongeBob SquarePants and Gary, the Snail
  • Rodger Bumpass as Squidward Tentacles
  • Bill Fagerbakke as Patrick Star
  • Mr. Lawrence as Sheldon J. Plankton
  • Clancy Brown as Eugene H. Krabs
  • Carolyn Lawrence as Sandy Cheeks
  • Jill Talley as Karen Plankton
  • Lori Alan as Pearl Krabs
  • Mary Jo Catlett as Mrs. Puff
  • Snoop Dogg as himself
  • Matt Berry as King Poseidon

These stars will also give their voices in the animated film, but their roles are undisclosed:

  • Keanu Reeves
  • Awkwafina
  • Reggie Watts


In the animated film, we will see both SpongeBob and Patrick on a purpose to defend Gary from Poseidon. We will also notice the backstory of SpongeBob and Gary when they met the first time.

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