Nickelodeon Working on Young SpongeBob Spinoff Series.

Nickelodeon is apparently developing a SpongeBob SquarePants spinoff show titled younger SpongeBob. The spinoff series will allegedly be CGI animated and will center around a 10year-old SpongeBob.

Tom Kenny is expected to reprise his role as SpongeBob. It’s not sure if all the original characters and cast members will return for the show, or it will feature new characters and cast.

SpongeBob SquarePants cartoons show was created by Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. Hillenburg took many of the show’s ideas from his 1989 unpublished educational comic book titled The Intertidal Zone. The character was first named SpongeBoy, and the series was to be called SpongeBoy Ahoy!, but were both changed, as the name was already trademarked. The anime show premiered on July 17, 1999.

The animated television series first film “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie” was released in theatres in 2004. A stand-alone sequel titled The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water was released on February 6, 2015. The 3rd SpongeBob Squarepants animated film is scheduled for release July 31, 2020.