The popular Nickelodeon animated series, PAW Patrol is coming to the big screen. The movie will be directed by Cal Brunker (Escape from Planet Earth, Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature; Escape From Planet Earth), with Spin Master Entertainment’s EVP Jennifer Dodge producing. Spin Master co-founder and co-CEO Ronnen Harary, Spin Master executive vice president, strategic partnership and franchise development Adam Beder, and Peter Schlessel will executive produce. PAW Patrol, which premiered in 2013, centers on a young boy named Ryder who leads a crew of search and rescue dogs that work together on missions to protect the shoreside community of Adventure Bay. The dogs live in houses that transform into vehicles for their missions. The TV series was renewed for an eighth season this week. The PAW Patrol movie, the first of a number of feature films in the works by Spin Master’s Entertainment division in association with Nickelodeon Movies and distributed by Paramount Pictures, will hit theaters in August 2021.