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Watch: Sony’s New ‘Popeye’ CG Animation Test

Watch: 'Popeye' CG Animation Test

The beloved spinach-chomping sailor will return in "Hotel Transylvania" director Tartakovsky’s in-the-works animated feature.

The nifty animation test below offers a sneak peek at how Sony animators are resurrecting Popeye, who was last on the big screen in Robert Altman’s admirably daffy live-action effort in 1980.

Tartakovsky was inspired by the iconic black-and-white Fleischer shorts for Paramount in the 1930s.

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