Sponge on the Run Soundtrack To Be Released by NEON16/Interscope Records
Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon have partnered with NEON16 to bring to life the music from the upcoming animated film The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run, with the soundtrack set to be released by NEON16/Interscope Records next year. You can check out a brief tease of the new single out today from the soundtrack, Tainy & J. Balvin’s “Agua,” in the player below!
The film’s soundtrack will include songs by Tyga, Swae Lee, Lil Mosey, Weezer, Snoop Dogg, The Flaming Lips, Kenny G, Cyndi Lauper and more! Spearheaded and executive produced by award-winning producers Tainy and Lex Borrero, NEON16 has curated the official film soundtrack for the next installment in the SpongeBob franchise by bringing together some of the industry’s most prolific and innovative artists to collaborate. NEON16 is a groundbreaking multimedia company and talent incubator that was founded in 2019, by Tainy and Lex, which has experienced immense success within the Latin music and multimedia market.
The film, previously titled It’s a Wonderful Sponge, will be the first 3D computer-animated SpongeBob movie, which is being described as a love letter to SpongeBob’s original creator Steven Hillenburg, who passed away last November, as well as the fans of the show, not to mention the fictional residents of Bikini Bottom.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run will feature a score by Hans Zimmer and original songs by Ali Dee. The film will also be featuring the voices of Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians) and Reggie Watts (Tuca & Bertie). In addtion, pop star legend Cyndi Lauper and co-writer Rob Hyman are working on original songs for the film. It is being produced by Paramount Animation in collaboration with Nickelodeon Movies and United Plankton Pictures.
Since its debut in 1999, SpongeBob SquarePants has become the most widely distributed property in Viacom International Media Networks history, seen in more than 208 countries and territories, translated in 55+ languages, and averaging more than 100 million total viewers every quarter. This marks the third feature-length Spongebob adventure, after 2004’s The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie, and 2015’s Sponge Out of Water.
The project is being directed by Tim Hill and produced by Ryan Harris with choreography by Mia Michaels and will first debut on VOD and digital platforms in early 2021 followed by exclusive streaming on CBS All Access.