SAVANNAH, Ga. -- SpongeBob SquarePants is coming to the coast of Georgia.
SpongeBob SquarePants 2 is set to film in Savannah and on Tybee Island in coming weeks.
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The paper reports that Antonio Banderas will star as a pirate in the movie, which is a sequel to a 2004 SpongeBob movie that grossed more than $140 million.
The SpongeBob sequel will begin filming on Tybee Sept. 30 and in downtown Savannah Oct. 9. It's based on the popular cartoon from the Nickelodeon cable television channel.