Posts Tagged ‘Sony’


Ratchet & Clank movie slated for 2016

2015 at 12:40 pm by admin | Comments Off


After a series of delays and setbacks, Sony’s “Ratchet & Clank” film finally has a set release date of April 29th, 2016! The film was originally announced by Sony in 2013, and adapts the characters and environments from the classic Ratchet & Clank video game franchise, in which the action duo of Ratchet the Lombax and his robot companion Clank journey across distant planets and galaxies. The series is remembered for its unique mix of action and comedy, but little has been released about the movie since the trailer release at last year’s E3. Now that the film finally has a 2016 release date, fans can start looking forward to the debut of their favorite Ratchet & Clank characters on the big screen!


Sony Pictures Animation reveals new Popeye animation

2014 at 01:01 pm by admin | Comments Off


Animator and director Genndy Tartakovsky has created some beloved fan-favorite animations over the past decades, including Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and most recently Hotel Transylvania. Now, together with Sony Pictures Animation, Tartakovsky has put his skills to the test by reviving the classic Popeye cartoon in modern animation! Sony Pictures revealed the project on their YouTube channel, showing off a quick look at the animation in the upcoming project, as well as showing off some behind-the-scenes work with Tartakovsky and other artists. While the project has no finalized release date, this quick glimpse shows us that Popeye is back in action, and just as great as we remember him.

Popeye originated as a cartoon character in comic strips starting in 1929, orignally featured as a side character in the comic strip Thimble Theatre before stealing the spotlight with his adventures and becoming the main protagonist. Popeye was eventually adapted into animated shorts in 1933, where Popeye would use his love for spinach to overcome his rival Bluto and attempt to woo their common love interest, Olive Oyl. The cartoon proved to be one of the most popular of all time, and continued to recieve a variety of animated spinoffs, movie adaptations, and a variety of merchandise over the decades.