Robin Williams contributed a lot to the entertainment industry with his talent, and to measure his career by a series of clips would be impossible. But in the wake of the actor and comedian's tragic passing, we felt compelled to look back at some of the many highlights of his career, from the big screen to television and the stage.
Tartakovsky is riding a high right now, having delivered a massive (and fairly original) hit in Hotel Transylvania, which has earned more than $141 million to date. But as the trade notes in its story, the director is passing on an opportunity to helm the inevitable Hotel Transylvania sequel to he can pour his heart into Popeye.
Genndy Tartakovsky has been working as a director in the entertainment industry for years now, but only recently has he started getting into the film game. Starting around the mid-90s, the filmmaker made a name for himself working on Cartoon Network programs like Dexter's Labratory, The Powerpuf Girls, and Samurai Jack, but 2012 will mark the first time that he's gotten into the features game.
Back in March 2010, we learned that Sony was set to bring Popeye the Sailor Man back in an animated feature film. Well over a year later, they now have two people lined up to write the screenplay for the film, and it looks like they’ve gone with a duo with some experience in adapting a vintage cartoon to a modern-day story.
Grab a can of spinach and practice your favorite sea shanty, Popeye the Sailor Man is headed back to theaters. When last seen it was 1980 and Robin Williams played him in a better than its reputation movie directed by the late