After being delayed a number of times for theatrical release, Netflix brings us “SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run” after acquiring the international distribution rights.
Series developer, Tim Hill takes the reign as director and writer of the live-action computer-animated movie.
The series’ regular voice cast reprised their roles, Tom Kenny as SpongeBob SquarePants and Gary the Snail, Antonio Raul Corbo as Young SpongeBob, Bill Fagerbakke as Patrick Star, Jack Gore as Young Patrick, Rodger Bumpass as Squidward Tentacles, Jason Maybaum as Young Squidward, Clancy Brown as Mr. Krabs, Mr. Lawrence as Plankton, Jill Talley as Karen.
In the movie, SpongeBob and Patrick embark on a rescue mission to save SpongeBob’s pet snail Gary, who has been “snailnapped” by King Poseidon, traveling to the Lost City of Atlantic City. The movie also reveals the origin of SpongeBob and Gary’s meeting for the first time as children.
The movie is currently streaming on Netflix.