Posts Tagged ‘Popeye’
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Genndy Tartakovsky Steps Off “Popeye,” Talks “Hotel Transylvania 2”

by Ed Liuon March 16, 2015
Director Genndy Tartakovsky has spoken with Moviefone about the new trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2, discussing where the characters are since the last movie, the casting of Mel Brooks to play Dracula’s father, and a few other elements about the movie. In the same interview, Genndy Tartakovsky stated that he is not working on the […]


Wimpy Pays His Bills And Still Gets A Hamburger

by Alex Beanon April 10, 2014
If you know anything about J. Wellington Wimpy of “Popeye” fame, it’s that he loves his hamburgers and yet he never seems to have enough money for them. But now that he has that Bank of America app, it seems he can have the best of both his new worlds…

Sony Animation Announces Upcoming Film Slate: “Hotel Transylvania 2,” “Popeye,” New Genndy Tartakovsky Film, All-Animated “Smurfs”

by Ed Liuon March 12, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter covers Sony Pictures Animation’s announcements of upcoming films. Genndy Tartakovsky (Hotel Transylvania, Samurai Jack) is poised to be the company’s go-to director, helming Hotel Transylvania 2 for a September 25, 2015 release, followed by Popeye in 2016. The report also reveals a new project tentatively titled Genndy Tartakovsky’s Can You Imagine? which […]


“Hotel Transylvania 2” Planned for September 25, 2015 Release

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2012
Sony Pictures Animation is penciling in a release date of September 25, 2015, for Hotel Transylvania 2, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The first film, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, was a surprise hit with a $258 million worldwide gross so far, making it Sony Pictures Animation’s highest-grossing title to date. No director is attached to […]

PR: Director Genndy Tartakovsky Inks Overall Deal with Sony Pictures Animation

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2012
Acclaimed Animation Director Genndy Tartakovsky Inks Overall Deal with Sony Pictures Animation Culver City, CA, July 11, 2012 – Sony Pictures Animation continues to expand its stable of talented filmmakers with the signing of three-time Emmy Award winner Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars) to an overall agreement that extends beyond […]

Genndy Tartakovsky Attached to 3D "Popeye" Feature

by Ed Liuon June 26, 2012
Variety reports that Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack, Sym-Bionic Titan) has been attached to develop and direct Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D Popeye feature film. According to the report in Variety, Sony Pictures Animation president Michelle Raimo-Kouyate and production SVP Michael Lachance were “keen to put Tartakovsky on another project” after Hotel Transylvania finished production. The movie […]

"Popeye the Sailor Vol. 2" Cartoon Classics Best Viewed Without "Friends"

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2008
Some classics are best appreciated in modern times as building blocks. Any understanding of history will show that they broke new ground at the time they were made and formed the foundation for much of what would follow. However, for most modern audiences, they have much more interest as history than as entertainment. There are […]