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Popeye Gets A 2014 Release Date news Nov 15, 2012 Popeye Gets A 2014 Release Date 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 To Direct 3D Animated Popeye Movie news Jun 25, 2012 Genndy Tartakovsky To Direct 3D Animated Popeye Movie 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.
Popeye 3D Animated Film Gets Two Screenwriters news Nov 3, 2011 Popeye 3D Animated Film Gets Two Screenwriters 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.
Racist Popeye Film Dropped From TCM: Why? television Jul 15, 2011 Racist Popeye Film Dropped From TCM: Why? TCM’s scheduled airing of the 1937 cartoon Popeye Meets Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves didn’t take place last night -- another cartoon was aired instead after the introduction. Did TCM drop the sailor man’s racist adventures due to outside pressure or fear of backlash? Or was it, as TCM claims, merely an error?

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