Associated Press Release
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- SpongeBob SquarePants is coming to the coast of Georgia.
The Savannah Morning News reports that "SpongeBob SquarePants 2" is set to film in Savannah and on Tybee Island in coming weeks.
The paper reports that Antonio Banderas will star as a pirate in the movie, which is a sequel to a 2004 "SpongeBob" movie that grossed more than $140 million.
The SpongeBob sequel will begin filming on Tybee Sept. 30 and in downtown Savannah Oct. 9. It's based on the popular cartoon from the Nickelodeon cable television channel.