Casting calls underway for live-action animated feature film 'SpongeBob SquarePants 2'

SpongeBob SquarePants 2

"SpongeBob SquarePants 2" is shooting in Savannah, GA.
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The little yellow fella that nearly everyone in America and beyond seems to love is back! 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. Locations include sound stages in Savannah, locations in the downtown area, and on Tybee Island. Day player speaking roles and extras casting is now underway for talent in Savannah, GA.

The movie is a combination live action and animation film based on the Nickelodeon television series SpongeBob SquarePants. The film centers on SpongeBob - an optimistic, cheerful, enthusiastic yellow sea sponge who works as a fry cook in the fictional underwater town of Bikini Bottom. Other characters include Patrick, a pink dimwitted starfish; Sandy Cheeks - an intelligent, scientific, bipedal anthropomorphic squirrel; the ill-tempered, cynical, and grouchy Squidward Tentacles; and Mr. Krabs, the founder and greedy owner of the Krusty Krab restaurant. The main voice cast of the 2004 SpongeBob SquarePants film, Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown, and Carolyn Lawrence, are set to return.

There will be two separate directors for "SpongeBob SquarePants 2". Multiple film festival award winner Mike Mitchell will direct the live action scenes. Mitchell is a former animator who has directed several hit feature films including "Shrek Forever After," "Surviving Christmas," "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked". He is set to direct the upcoming films "Monster Squad" and "Once Upon a Time". Seven-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee Paul Tibbitt is on board to direct the animated scenes. Tibbitt is currently the supervising producer and co-executive producer of the Nickelodeon television series "SpongeBob SquarePants". 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". Parent was formerly the Chairperson of Metro Goldwyn Mayer's Worldwide Motion Picture Group, and former President of Production for Universal Studios. She recently produced the major feature films "Pacific Rim," "Noah," and "Godzilla". Cale Boyter is also producing for Disruption Entertainment, 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.

"SpongeBob SquarePants 2" Savannah, GA Casting Call Details

The local casting director for the upcoming Nickelodeon Movies feature film "SpongeBob SquarePants 2" is now casting day player acting roles for actors who can be available to work as local hires in Savannah, Georgia.

To be considered, first go to the following site and register (free):

Marty Siu Casting

General extras will be contacted from the database on an as-needed basis.

Principal Actors

Union and non-union actors who are available to work as a LOCAL HIRE in Savannah, GA should submit a headshot and resume to the following:

All talent including minors and foreign actors must and be legally eligible to work in the state of Georgia and the United States.

The 2013 Atlanta Actors Resource Guide eBook comes with free quarterly updates and includes the following information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in the State of Georgia and the United States:

• Georgia Child Labor Entertainment Employment Information Sheet
• Georgia Child Labor Summary Sheet
• Georgia Employment Certificate Guide for Minors Under 18
• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• Immigration Work Permit Information
• Non-Immigrant Visa Application

In addition to the following Atlanta Actors Resources:

• Atlanta Casting Directors List
• Atlanta Extras Casting Directors List
• Atlanta Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• Atlanta Acting Classes and Schools List
• Atlanta Actors Unions and Professional Organizations
• Summer Performing Arts Camps
• Atlanta Headshot Photographers List
• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• PDF Users Guides

The 2013 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit to casting directors for acting roles.

No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Savannah, GA:

SpongeBob SquarePants 2
Marty Siu Casting
6640 I Old Monroe Road
Suite 200
Indian Trail, NC 28079

Los Angeles and New York:

SpongeBob SquarePants 2
Lorna Johnson Casting
5555 Melrose Avenue
Sturges Building, Room 203
Los Angeles, CA 90038


I highly recommend that your 8x10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

Click Here to purchase 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelopes.

The casting directors address should be written in all capital letters on the solid side of the envelope, with the name of the project you are submitting for written directly above the casting directors name. If the role that you are submitting for is available, it should also be written above the casting directors name.


Extras Casting

Savannah, GA:

Marty Siu Casting
6640 I Old Monroe Road
Suite 200
Indian Trail, NC 28079

SpongeBob SquarePants 2 Extras Registration

Crew Members & Production Staff

Savannah, GA:

Experienced film crew members and production staff can submit a resume to the following:


Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

SpongeBob SquarePants 2
Production Office
100 Bull Street
4th Floor
Savannah, GA 31401

Disruption Entertainment
5555 Melrose Avenue
Swanson Building
Fourth Floor
Hollywood, CA 90038

Nickelodeon Movies
1515 Broadway
38th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Paramount Animation
5555 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Executive Producer:

Steve Hillenburg


Cale Boyter
Mary Parent
Craig Sost


Paul Tibbitt

Live-Action Director:

Mike Mitchell


SpongeBob SquarePants - Tom Kenny
Patrick Star - Bill Fagerbakke
Squidward Tentacles - Rodger Bumpass
Mr. Krabs - Clancy Brown
Sandy Cheeks - Carolyn Lawrence


"SpongeBob SquarePants 2" centers on a fun day at the beach!

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