The little yellow fella that nearly everyone in America and beyond seems to love is back! Today FeatureFilmAuditions.com is reporting that Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Animation are in pre-production on the live-action/animated feature film "SpongeBob SquarePants 2". The casting director has sent out casting calls for principal actor roles in Los Angeles, New York, as well as in Savannah, Georgia where shooting on the live-action scenes will take place from September 30, 2013 through November 5, 2013. Locations include sound stages in Savannah, locations in the downtown area, and on Tybee Island. Many extras will also be cast for a beach scene in Savannah.
There will be two separate directors for "SpongeBob SquarePants 2". Multiple film festival award winner Mike Mitchell will direct the live action scenes, while seven-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee Paul Tibbitt is on board to direct the animated scenes. The two directors will helm the project from an original screenplay written by Primetime Emmy Award winner Jonathan Aibel. Mary Parent, founder and President of Disruption Entertainment, will produce "SpongeBob SquarePants 2". Cale Boyter is also producing for Disruption, and Craig Sost returns to produce his second SpongeBob movie. SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg will executive produce. "SpongeBob SquarePants 2" is scheduled to hit theaters on February 13, 2015.
Details on how talent can submit for acting roles, and registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post:
Talent must and be legally eligible to work in the state of Georgia and the United States.
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