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Sony’s ‘Popeye’ Hired ‘Ratchet and Clank’ Writer

Spinach-Loving Sailor Man

Sony Pictures Animation has hired Ratchet and Clank writer T.J. Fixman to pen the 3D-animated adaptation of the classic comic strip Popeye, following last year’s departure of acclaimed director Genndy Tartakovsky (the Hotel Transylvania movies).

Genndy Tartakovsky Leaves Sony’s POPEYE

Speaking in a new interview with Moviefone, a lifelong Popeye fan Genndy Tartakovsky revealed that he’s no longer working on the animated feature because of disagreements over the creative direction of the project.

First Look at POPEYE CG Movie


Sony Pictures Animation has unveiled some test footage for Genndy Tartakovsky’s upcoming Popeye CG movie to assure everyone this will be okay.

The new incarnation of the spinach guzzling sailor-man hasn’t officially been greenlit yet, but this test footage gives us a strong idea of how the character moves in the 3D realm.