Comic-Con 2014: Tom Kenny on The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

The man with the mic, William Bibbiani, tracks down the voice actor of the beloved cartoon character Spongebob Squarepants and has a few laughs while talking up Mr. Kenny’s role in the upcoming film The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water. Tom is more than enthusiastic from the get-go, and immediately exclaims his support and excitement regarding the new movie and lays out the plot. He goes on to say that Spongebob’s home, Bikini Bottom has lost Krabby Patties and descended into chaos because the formula has been stolen from the Krusty Krab and has been taken to the human world outside the ocean. He goes on to crack a joke at what the name of the second film should be.

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Tom Kenny, best known for the iconic role of Spongebob Squarepants, in the cartoon of the same name, is a New York native. He grew up drawing funny pictures and collected records as a hobby. He eventually turned his focus and aspirations toward stand-up comedy, and this pushed him into the spotlight. He made appearances on many 80s and 90s comedy shows, such as The Dennis Miller Show, The Pat Sajak Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Late Night with David Letterman. He later went on to voice Heffer the Cow in Rocko’s Modern Life as well as voicing characters in Dexter’s Laboratory, Justice League, The Powerpuff Girls, and Johnny Bravo.

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In The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, Mr. Kenny once again reprises his role as Spongebob Squarepants who finds himself in a chaos-riddled Bikini Bottom. The Krabby Patty formula has really been stolen this time, and no one knows where it is. What is known is that it has been taken out of the water and into the world of the humans. 

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water splashes into theaters February 6, 2015. As a reminder, CraveOnline has continuing and extensive coverage of Comic-Con 2014! See you back here soon!