Keanu Reeves to play bale of sage in new SpongeBob movie (VIDEO)

Keanu Reeves has landed a bizarre role as a plant-like god in the upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants movie.

On Thursday, the trailer for the new film was released, showcasing Reeves as a bale of sage in what appears to be a meet-up with SpongeBob and Patrick.

While the rest of the characters and their nautical cartoon world, Reeves’ disembodied head appears plastered on the centre of the shrub.

“Call me sage,” he says. “I am made out of sage and I am a sage, so it works out pretty well.”

The new movie is centred around the plot that SpongeBob’s pet snail Gary has gone missing. Together with his friends Patrick, Sandy, Squidward and Mr. Krabs they set out to find the snail.

Those eager to know what happens will have to wait a few months. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run will be released in May 2020.