Paramount Pictures’ animation division announced three new projects at CinemaCon on Wednesday, during a presentation hosted by Jim Gianopulos.
Showing off some Viacom synergy, the most prominent of the titles is “It’s A Wonderful Sponge,” the latest film in the adventures of beloved iconoclast SpongeBob SquarePants. Details are nill on his next adventure but Tim Hill will write and direct.
Skydance, Paramount’s partner on bid budget films, joins the fray on a project called “Luck,” to be directed by Alessandro Carloni. The film follows “organizations of good luck and bad luck that secretly affects our daily lives.”
Finally, Walden Media and ReelFX will team with the studio on “Monster on the Hill,” about a secret world where monster wrestling is a popular sport. Bradley Raymond will direct.
Read the full projects and credits:
“Monster on the Hill”
In partnership with ReelFX and Walden Media
Director: Bradley Raymond
Writers: Matt Lieberman, Etan Cohen
Logline: In a world where monsters are tame and monster wrestling is a popular sport, teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps as a manager by turning an inexperienced monster into a contender.
“It’s A Wonderful Sponge”
Next installment of the SpongeBob SquarePants movie
In association with Nickelodeon
Director: Tim Hill
Writer: Tim Hill
In partnership with Skydance Animation
Director: Alessandro Carloni
Writers: Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger
Logline: A comedy that pulls back the curtain on the millennia-old battle between organizations of good luck and bad luck that secretly affects our daily lives.