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Tartakovsky Helming Animated "Popeye"

By Garth Franklin Monday June 25th 2012 10:42PM

"Samurai Jack" creator and "Hotel Transylvania" director Genndy Tartakovsky is attached to develop and direct a 3D CG animated "Popeye" feature for Sony Pictures Animation says Variety.

David Ronn and Jay Scherick ("The Smurfs") are attached to pen the script about the spinach-loving seaman who appeared in the classic 30's comic strip and was previously adapted for the big screen by Robert Altman in 1980.

Avi and Ari Arad will produce.

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