The SpongeBob Movie Will Ditch Theatrical Release for a Digital Release

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The SpongeBob Movie Will Ditch Theatrical Release for a Digital Release
As the Coronavirus-led pandemic has put a halt to operations of a number of manufacturing homes, we’re witnessing motion pictures and TV reveals swap to the digital platforms. Here in India, we not too long ago noticed movies like “Gulabo Sitabo” and “Chintu Ka Birthday” ditch their theatrical releases for video-on-demand platforms like Amazon Prime Video and Zee5. Now, ViacomCBS has confirmed that its SpongeBob film may even keep away from a theatrical launch for a digital premiere.

The “SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run” was initially set to launch someday round May 25. However, as a result of ongoing disaster, the releasing date turned August 7. Well now, ViacomCBS has moved the discharge date to early 2021. They additionally mentioned that the movie will first premiere on premium video-on-demand (PVOD) marketplaces like Apple iTunes Store, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube earlier than transferring to their very own PVOD platform, CBS All Access.

The transfer is just like what NBCUniversal did with their “Trolls World Tour” film and what Warner Bros. will do with “Scoob!”. And it’s a sort of a proper transfer in instances like these.

Now, in response to reviews, kid-friendly motion pictures don’t endure a lot by avoiding a theatrical launch. In reality, within the latest previous (even earlier than the pandemic), mother and father have most well-liked watching a film with their little ones at house fairly than driving as much as an enormous display screen. The concept of sitting on a sofa, urgent some buttons, and getting a film of our alternative (for a nominal charge) from the PVOD markets makes rather more sense now than ever.

Moreover, CBS has confirmed that, previous to the discharge of the SpongeBob Movie, all of the earlier seasons of SpongeBob SquarePants will likely be there for the viewers. So youngsters, get your swimming goggles prepared for a deep dive in Bikini Bottom the place a sponge lives inside a pineapple (for Chrissakes!).

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