Given that the first feature-length SpongeBob adaptation raked in a whopping $140 million at the box office, it's almost absurd that it's been nearly ten years since The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.
Still, at last, fans of the creature who closely resembles a large kitchen sponge and lives in a pineapple under the sea (because...obviously!) can start getting excited about The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, which is set for release next February.
Today, we have our first look image from the movie. Check out this creepy weirdness which looks just about ready to occupy the nightmares of little children:
There's that combinationof CGI animation with real settings we heard about. Leaving the water was a running gag on the SpongeBob cartoon series and our loveable protagonist had a different look for when that happened... A bit like this:
Okay, so the latter is lower budget. But I think it's less terrifying...
What do you think of your first look of SpongeBob?
(Source: USA Today)