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Paramount gets big response for 'Spongebob' film casting

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The city of Savannah has been urging local talent and businesses to contact Paramount Pictures in an effort to maximize the economic impact that the filming of "Spongebob the Movie 2" will have on the area and to make sure local talent is used.

People listened.

Savannah Film Office Commissioner Jay Self said local production talent and restaurants have flooded the film company's e-mail since their announcement.

"Spongebob 2 the Movie 2" will start filming in Savannah and on Tybee Island in September.

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