A new Spongebob Squarepants movie from Paramount is in the works, according to a recent announcement by Viacom president and CEO Philippe Dauman. The reveal was made during a Deutsche Bank media and telecom investor conference in Palm Beach. FL, and the official release date for the new movie is 2014.
We will be releasing a SpongeBob movie at the end of 2014, which will serve to start off or be one of our films that starts off our new animation effort,” says Dauman.
The last Spongebob Squarepants Movie was released late in 2004 and grossed $85 million and $54 million, domestically and abroad, respectively. Directed by Stephen Hillenburg (the creator of Spongebob himself) and Mark Osbourne, the first 2D film focused on Spongebob as he goes on a quest to find the stolen crown of King Neptune. Details about the new movie’s story and its cast have not been revealed yet.