Keanu Reeves Is Playing A Tumbleweed In The New SpongeBob Movie

Keanu Reeves is apparently playing the role of a tumbleweed (well, a sage) in the upcoming new SpongeBob Squarepants movie, SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run.

The surprise announcement was revealed during the first trailer for the upcoming underwater flick, during which fans were pretty shocked to see Keanu Reeves’ face on a tumbleweed.

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Though a tumbleweed/sage might not be as iconic a role as, say, Neo in The Matrix or the one and only John Wick, the appearance of the actor is guaranteed to be hilarious.

The SpongeBob movies have featured pretty impressive actors in them in the past, including the likes of David Hasselhoff.

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Keanu is playing the role of Sage. In the new trailer, he tells SpongeBob and Patrick: “Hello. Call me Sage. I’m made out of sage and I am a sage, so it works out pretty well.”

In case you missed it, check out the trailer for SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run below!

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The movie’s official description reads: “Gary’s been snailnapped! SpongeBob and Patrick embark on a hilarious adventure to #SaveGary!

“Watch the official trailer for the #SpongeBobMovie: Sponge on the Run. In theatres May 2020. This Memorial Day weekend, SpongeBob SquarePants, his best friend Patrick Star and the rest of the gang from Bikini Bottom hit the big screen in the first-ever all CGI SpongeBob motion picture event.

“After SpongeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary is snail-napped, he and Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring Gary home. As they navigate the delights and dangers on this perilous and hilarious rescue mission, SpongeBob and his pals prove there’s nothing stronger than the power of friendship.”

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