It's time to make a new Popeye film, but for a twist it would be cool for it to be from Wimpy's perspective. Here's a suggested cast.
Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon (Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein
, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses
. His siblings are music manager Jordan Feldstein
and actress Beanie Feldstein
. He graduated from Crossroads School in Santa Monica and went on to The New School in New York to study drama...
“ J. Wellington Wimpy (Our slacker, witty hero.) ” - SweetHotAngel
An actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen. Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. His father is American-born and his mother is Canadian. He is of Russian Jewish descent...
“ Popeye the Sailor Man (Wimpy's 'protector.') ” - SweetHotAngel
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is a gifted actress, known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
, she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed
, for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination...
“ Olive Oyl (Popeye's girlfriend unless she's flirting with Bluto or Ham.) ” - SweetHotAngel
“ Swee'Pea (Popeye's adopted son.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Self-proclaimed troublemaker Owen Wilson was born in Dallas, to Irish-American parents originally from Massachusetts. He grew up in Texas with his mother, Laura (Cunningham), a photographer; his father, Robert Andrew Wilson, an ad exec; and his brothers, Andrew Wilson
(the eldest) and Luke Wilson
“ Eugene the Jeep's voice and thoughts. (The Jeep is a hybrid of a trans-dimensional intelligent alien and an Africa Hooey Hound, or as Popeye explains, "a magical dog." The only sound he makes is "jeep," but he's intelligent and we get to hear his thoughts.) ” - SweetHotAngel
“ Poopdeck Pappy (Popeye's father who was 'missing' while Popeye grew up.) ” - SweetHotAngel
The record-breaking actress set a record when at age 82, she appeared on Dancing with the Stars
. Cloris Leachman was born on April 30, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa to Berkeley Claiborne "Buck" Leachman and the former Cloris Wallace. Her father's family owned a lumber company, Leachman Lumber Co. She is of Czech (from her maternal grandmother) and English descent...
“ Granny (Popeye's paternal grandmother, who raised him.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Multi-talented Jason Jordan Segel was born in Los Angeles, California, where he was raised by his parents, Jillian (Jordan), a homemaker, and Alvin Segel, a lawyer. His mother is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and his father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. He was educated at St. Matthew's Parish School in Pacific Palisades...
“ Bluto R. Brutus the Sailor Man (Popeye's mate and best friend except when they get in fights over Olive.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Rainn Wilson lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fiction writer Holiday Reinhorn
(Big Cats), and his son, Walter McKenzie Wilson who was born in 2004. He grew up in Seattle, Washington but graduated from New Trier H.S. in Winnetka, Illinois. After attending both Tufts University and the University of Washington...
“ Barnacle Bill the Sailor Man (Popeye's mate and friend.) ” - SweetHotAngel
DJ Qualls grew up in the small city of Manchester in Tennessee, USA, one of five children. After studying in the UK at King's College, University of London, he returned to Tennessee where he began acting in a local theatre. During that time, he was discovered by photographers David La Chappelle and Steve Klein...
“ Oscar the Sailor Man (Popeye's mate and friend.) ” - SweetHotAngel
“ Nana Oyl (Olive's mother.) ” - SweetHotAngel
A five-time Emmy Award winner, Kelsey Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Sally (Cranmer), a singer, and Frank Allen Grammer, Jr., a musician and restaurateur. He was raised in New Jersey and Florida. Grammer was drawn to the works of William Shakespeare
and spent two years at the prestigious Juilliard School...
“ Cole Oyl (Olive's father.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Seth Green has starred in numerous films and television series including the Austin Powers trilogy, The Italian Job, Party Monster, Without a Paddle, Can't Hardly Wait, Old Dogs and dozens more, including starring roles in 2013's Sexy Evil Genius, The Story of Luke and 2014's Yellowbird. He's portraying Christopher Guest in Netflix's upcoming National Lampoon origin film...
“ Castor Oyl (Olive's brother.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color
but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
, Dumb & Dumber
and The Mask
established him as a bankable comedy actor...
“ King Blozo (The ruler of Thimble Town, for whom Popeye and his mates work.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Standing 6 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, Garrett grew up in Woodland Hills outside of Los Angeles. His father was a hearing aid specialist working in geriatrics and his mother was a housewife. Garrett spent a whopping six weeks at UCLA before going into stand-up comedy full time. He began performing his act at various Los Angeles comedy clubs...
“ Toar (Revived Cave Man and body guard of King Blozo.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a member...
“ Rough House (Cook and owner of Thimble Town's only eatery, 'Da Rough House.') ” - SweetHotAngel
Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet T. (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother is of Polish descent and his father is of Italian and German ancestry (Steve's grandfather had changed the surname from "Caroselli" to "Carrell")...
“ George W. Geezil (Thimble Town's cobbler, a Russian imigrant, and the nemesis of Wimpy.) ” - SweetHotAngel
It's not surprising that Ryan Stiles would feel comfortable doing a comedic turn in the role of Lewis, one of Drew Carey
's ever-present friends in the new comedy The Drew Carey Show
. After all, the first job Stiles ever had was that of a stand-up comedian. Although he was a good student, Stiles admits...
“ Harold Hamgrave AKA Ham Gravy (Olive's ex-boy friend.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Dax Randall Shepard was born in 1975 in Milford, a suburb of Detroit, Michigan, to Laura (LaBo), who worked at GM, and Dave Robert Shepard, Sr., a car salesman. His mother is of French-Canadian and Belgian descent. With both his parents working in the automotive industry, Dax's first love was cars. Shepard graduated from Walled Lake High School in 1993...
“ Doofus (Ham's sidekick.) ” - SweetHotAngel
“ Professor Brainstine (Thimble Town's resident genius, whose day job is managing Thimble Theatre.) ” - SweetHotAngel
“ The Sea Hag (The last witch, who hates Popeye.) ” - SweetHotAngel
Gwendoline Christie was born in Worthing, West Sussex, England and trained in dance and gymnastics as a child. She graduated from Drama Centre London with a First Class BA (Hons) in 2005 and her first job was with Declan Donellan in 'Great Expectations' at the Royal Shakespeare Company that autumn. She then went on to work in regional theatre...
“ Alice the Goon (A soft hearted Goon enchanted into a slave for the Sea Hag.) ” - SweetHotAngel