Popeye was created in 1929 by Elzie Crisler Segar, and first appeared in the Thimble Theater comic strip. The character has been showcased in a number of animated shorts, the 1960 TV series Popeye, and director Robert Altman's 1980 live-action Popeye that starred Robin Williams.
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Michelle Raimo and Michael Lachance are overseeing the project for Sony Pictures Animation. No production schedule was released.