Johnny Depp will take to the open sea — not as Captain Jack Sparrow, but as Jack Kahuna Laguna.
The Oscar-nominated actor will lend his voice to Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob SquarePants” for the episode, “SpongeBob vs. the Big One,” premiering Friday, April 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
“We’re excited to have Johnny Depp guest star on the ‘SpongeBob’ TV special that kicks off the series 10th anniversary celebration,” says Nick animation president Brown Johnson. “This is a big year for our porous pal, and some of the biggest celebrities are helping us honor him in a special way throughout the year.”
In the episode, our absorbent hero and his pals Patrick, Squidward and Mr. Krabs are swept away by a giant wave and stranded. In order to return to Bikini Bottom, the gang searches out the legendary Jack Kahuna Laguna, aka JKL. The wisdom he imparts about surfing will be essential for the friends to catch the wave known as The Big One, which will arrive in a few days.
Check out Johnny Depp as JKL:
What do you think? Which other celebrities would you like to see/hear on “SpongeBob”?