background img

The New Stuff

Genndy Tartakovsky Tapped to direct Sony's 3D Popeye Movie
840 Views

Genndy Tartakovsky Tapped to direct Sony’s 3D Popeye Movie


Genndy Tartakovsky Tapped to direct Sony's 3D Popeye Movie
Hotel Transylvania may only be the tip of the ice berg for director Genndy Tartakovsky, according to Variety. The animation veteran, whose past credits include Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Clone Wars, will be developing and directing Sony’s upcoming 3D Popeye movie next.

Sony’s 3D take on the Popeye movie franchise will be co-produced by Avi and Ari Arad, with David Ronn and Jay Scherick pegged as writers. The project will be overseen by Sony production president michelle Raimo-Kouyate and production senior VP Michael Lachance.

While Popeye was a staple of comic strips, TV, and merchandise since its creation in 1929, the franchise has only had one big screen outing to date, namely the 1980s live action feature starring Robin Williams in the role of Popeye.

There are no release dates set for Sony’s 3D Popeye movie yet, and you’ll be hard pressed to get Tartakovsky to promote it in advance, since he’d probably want people to focus on Hotel Transylvania, which opens on September 21.

The following two tabs change content below.

Neil Raymundo

A cowardly and treacherous Toonbarn blogger who can transform into a McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. Secretly wants to replace Toonbarn Rob as leader of the Decepticons.

Latest posts by Neil Raymundo (see all)

Recently Published

Watership-Down
»

Cast of Watership Down Miniseries Announced

Watership Down, a novel by Richard Adams continues to inspire new ...

snow-queen-3-post
»

First Trailer of Snow Queen 3 Released

Wizart Animation (Russia) has shared the first teaser trailer for The ...

ed8a5830f604fa14000038b7b618fce41461864432_full
»

Teaser Trailer of Under The Dog for August 2016

Under the Dog, an original action anime project is directed by ...

Charlie Brown and Snoopy are worth $175 million, so says Peanuts sale
»

The Peanuts Gang Returns to US TV on Boomerang

From Variety: Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of Charles Schulz’ ...

DreamWorks Animation
»

Comcast Buys Dreamworks for 3.8 BILLION Dollars…But Illumination Entertainment wins?

Here are the details from the Press Release: NBCUniversal, a division ...

star fox fan cartoon
»

FAN VIDEO: Star Fox Cartoon – A Fox in Space

Star Fox is one of those Nintendo properties that isn’t on the same ...

fireemblem
»

Apps for Fire Emblem, Animal Crossing Announced

On Wednesday, Nintendo announced its plans to launch mobile apps for ...

The-Powerpuff-Girls-dance-p
»

PowerPuff Girls 2016, A Comedy of Errors and Hubris.

So we have an issue at hand. The PowerPuff Girls remake (2016) is ...

3
»

Chi’s Sweet Home Manga Receives New 3DCG Anime

On Thursday, Kodahansha’s Morning magazine revealed that Kanata ...

Skip to toolbar