Sony Pictures Animation will release a sequel to sleeper Hotel Transylvania, said an unnamed spokesman for the studio. Set for release in 2015, the movie is tentatively titled Hotel Transylvania 2.
No director is currently attached to the sequel. Genndy Tartakovsky, director of the original film, will be in charge of SPA’s Popeye.
Hotel Transylvania has grossed more than $250 million worldwide so far. It opened to $42.5 million in North America and $50.6 overseas, setting a new record for a September opening.
In the original film, Adam Sandler voiced Dracula, owner of the five-star resort of the movie’s title. Other monsters included Murray the Mummy (Cee Lo Green), Frankenstein’s Monster (Kevin James) and Griffin the Invisible Man (David Spade). Dracula’s daughter Mavis was voiced by Selena Gomez.