Popeye - A Film by Sony Pictures

Because of the The Smurfs, Jay Sherick and David Ronn is now trust to work on screenplay that will lift Popeye character to the big screen. Like the Smurfs, Sony Pictures will produce Popeye project. Unfortunately, there is no name actor or actress who associated with this project.

In their press release, Sony Pictures Animation mentions that the sailor who likes to eat spinach shown using stereoscopic 3D technology. Besides Sherick and Ronn, another name which also mention is Avi Arad, former Marvel Studios executives that seem also idolized Popeye.

"Popeye is my favorite character when I was a child," said Arad as reported by IGN. "For me, he is an ordinary person who gets super powers and became the first superhero in the real sense," said Avi Arad who immediately accept this offer when contacted by Hearst Entertainment & Syndication.

"When Scott Sassa contacts me, Ari and I were instantly interested in working directly with Jay Scherick and David Ronn and Sony Pictures Animation to lift this legendary character to the big screen in stereoscopic 3D splendor," said Avi Arad again.

Sony's decision to be expected when using Sherick and Ronn is based on The Smurfs script. "Sherick and Ronn had a wonderful talent in giving life to an interesting character," said Bob Osher, president of Sony Pictures Digital Productions

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