Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced that Robert Altman’s Popeye will make its debut on Blu-Ray on December 1, 2020 in celebration of its 40th anniversary. The film star Robin Williams in his first big-screen role as the titular character alongside Shelley Duvall as his beloved Olive Oyl.
The new Blu-ray includes access to a Digital copy of the film, along with nearly 30 minutes of all-new bonus content featuring excerpts from one of Robin Williams’ final interviews, an interview with director Robert Altman from 2014, as well as a newly conducted interview with Stephen Altman.
Legendary producer Robert Evans and screenwriter Jules Feiffer worked for nearly three years to get POPEYE into production. The film combined the talents of Robert Altman, composer and lyricist Harry Nilsson, numerous filmmaking artisans, and an outstanding cast of actors, mimes, athletes and street performers to bring the world of the beloved character to life. The result is an uplifting and visually delightful film that celebrates the magic of what Altman called “a genuine American hero.”
· Return to Sweethaven: A Look Back with Robin and the Altmans
· The Popeye Company Players
· Popeye’s Premiere
· The Sailor Man Medleys
· Theatrical Trailer