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Old 02-07-2013, 03:54 AM   #26
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i heard that they were going to do cgi popeye flim not sure when its coming out

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Old 02-07-2013, 03:25 PM   #27
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That's why reading the other posts might help you out.

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Old 05-03-2014, 04:39 AM   #28
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Departures looks at films by talents who defied expectations and tried something different. Are these films true anomalies, or not quite the left turns they appear to be?
How Robert Altman turned Popeye into an Altman movie

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Old 05-18-2014, 07:12 PM   #29
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nope. One and done.
Possibly as a live action TV series.

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Old 05-18-2014, 07:15 PM   #30
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Considering audiences - and a large % of the Hype's-dislike of the Silver/Golden Age material-this would not succeed as a faithful adaptation. Instead, we'd have a super gritty reboot where Popeye would be played by Channing Tatum, Olive Oil by some Victoria's secret model, and the climax involving a military agency deploying a nuke and Popeye savagely killing his foe, who left him with no other option.

Passsss. I'll stick with the cartoons.

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Old 05-19-2014, 11:03 AM   #31
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I would, maybe, like a CGI movie.



Fun Swedish Fact:

In the northern part of Sweden we have a very popular burger-joint chain named after Wimpy, or as he's called over here: "Frasse"

http://www.frasses.se/

I see that they have changed their logo. When i last visited their restaurant, long time ago, their logo had Wimpy/Frasse in it. Guess the copyright hounds finally caught up with them.

Also, the scene, in the Robin Williams movie, where Popeye fights the squid gave me nightmares as a kid. Hmm, i seem to remember a squid scene from Dr. Doolittle too, the one with Rex Harrison, not the Eddie Murphy one. That one was kinda scary too. what can i say, giant squids was my worst fear!

Couldnt find the Popeye squid scene on Youtube, but i found this:

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Glad they cut that out. I would have pooped myself back then!

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Old 05-19-2014, 11:18 AM   #32
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I'm not fond of the idea of a new movie, but a new tv show could be sweet.

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Old 05-19-2014, 12:00 PM   #33
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Can't believe nobody has touched Popeye in so many years. He has lots of potential.

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Old 05-19-2014, 10:18 PM   #34
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Old 05-20-2014, 12:30 PM   #35
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Not a fan of the Popeye movie, but Robin Williams and Shelley Duvall were perfect casting.

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Old 05-20-2014, 12:45 PM   #36
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Old 06-19-2014, 01:00 PM   #37
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First Image Of Genndy Tartakovsky’s CG Popeye

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Old 06-19-2014, 03:04 PM   #38
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I like it.

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Old 06-19-2014, 03:16 PM   #39
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Nice artwork!

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Old 06-20-2014, 03:07 PM   #40
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It looks like they're sorta/kinda keeping a 2D look with the CG. Finally, something daring with a CG toon instead of mimicking Dreamworks or Pixar.

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Not another live action one. A CGI Popeye could be okay. They are going to need to reintroduce/introduce the character to a younger generation who probably has no idea who he is.

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Old 06-24-2014, 03:02 PM   #43
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The artwork doesn't look any good to me

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Old 07-24-2015, 01:19 AM   #44
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now I heard that they canceled the Popeye cgi movie. not sure why??

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Yes, but it should be a gritty sci-fi reboot.

Olive Oyl wears a low-cut dress to show off her ample bosom. Bluto has robot arms. Wimpy Burger rides a Harley hoverbike. "Spinach" is a designer drug that gives Popeye a massive increase in strength and endurance--at the cost of his sanity. Can Popeye sail his airship through air pirate territory to rescue his son Sweet Pea? Or will Bluto and his air marauders succeed in using the babe's unique genetic profile to birth a race of clone supermen?!

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I would actually like to see that version.

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now I heard that they canceled the Popeye cgi movie. not sure why??
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The Animation Guild blog hinted at the likely cancellation of Popeye in a blog post yesterday, saying that Kristine Belson “is likely itching to put her own stamp on SPA, so look for some previously-announced pictures to be pushed back….or pushed overboard.”
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How Did Sony Animation Hire An Exec Who Bought An Emoji Movie Pitch?

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Sony’s Emoji Movie Is Basically One Long Commercial For Mobile Apps
At a presentation at Las Vegas’ Cinemacon earlier this week, Sony Pictures Animation president Kristine Belson revealed new details about the studio’s upcoming emoji movie, and unveiled some of its stars: mobile apps.
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Those who saw Belson’s presentation were not impressed, like Andrew Sims of Hypable, who wrote that, “We got a Wreck-It Ralph vibe from the preview and don’t expect this one to be very good.”

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So the animated movie is over? ****.

I believe Popeye is a concept that does well in Live Action and Animation.

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