TG4 and Paramount release Spongebob film as gaeilge

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Sound engineer Keith Alexander and director Jane Farley, Macalla Teoranta

US film studio Paramount is partnering with TG4 to coordinate the first-ever nationwide release of a major children’s movie in the Irish language.

An Irish language version of SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, will go on release this month in cinemas nationwide, coinciding with Seachtain na Gaeilge and St Patrick’s Day.

Based on the SpongeBob SquarePants TV series, the film is the first release by Paramount Animation, Paramount Pictures’ animation division.

It has grossed more than €100 million in the US, and will be adapted for TG4’s Irish language release by Dublin production company Macalla Teoranta.

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