Nickelodeon’s Spongebob Squarepants is arguably one of television’s most thematically-rich shows. Exploring the lives of a diverse population of undersea inhabitants, the show has found enormous appeal with adults due to its extremely unique blend of brilliant wit, visual experimentation and delightful characters. Let’s explore a few interesting topics examined in the show.
He’s been a hapless hero of the small and big screens, and now Spongebob SquarePants is about to try his luck on stage. “The end is near,” reads Monday’s press announcement of The SpongeBob Musical, bound for Chicago and Broadway. “Only one sponge can save the day. But he’s going to need help from some of the greatest songwriters in rock and pop music history.”
Paramount Pictures Ireland, in association with TG4, are delighted to announce that The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water will be available for the first time through the Irish language in Irish cinemas nationwide. Dubbing production has begun in Dublin on this local project by Macalla Teoranta, the team who dub the popular SpongeBob Squarepants TV series that is broadcast on TG4. The first-of-its-kind movie will be released in both Irish and English on March 27th.
FAST FOOD ANIMATION
Over ten years since the previous feature film based on the popular Nickelodeon cartoon, the return of SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends to theaters was greeted with a rapturous $56 million opening in 3,641 theaters, more than $15,000 per location. That’s $26 million more than the opening of the original movie in 2004, which went on to gross $85.4 million domestically and $140.2 million worldwide.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water stars Antonio Banderas, Tom Kenny, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence and Douglas Lawrence. Directed by Paul Tibbitt, the film hits theaters on February 6, 2015.
Featuring the voice talents of Antonio Banderas, Tom Kenny, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence and Douglas Lawrence. Directed by Paul Tibbitt, the film hits theaters February 6, 2015.