Sure, they may be geared toward the younger crowd, but there’s a lot to love about the Hotel Transylvania series. With the third installment heading our way next year, Sony Pictures Animation has unveiled the official synopsis and a few more details.
Look for Hotel Transylvania 3 in theaters on September 21, 2018.
The voice ensemble of favorites returns, including Adam Sandler (Dracula), Selena Gomez (Mavis), and Andy Samberg (Johnny). Director Genndy Tartakovsky is back in the director’s chair along with Michelle Murdocca back producing and Sandler executive producing, with a screenplay by Tartakovsky and Michael McCullers.
Mavis surprises Dracula with a family voyage on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship so he can take a vacation from providing everyone else’s vacation at the hotel. The rest of Drac’s Pack cannot resist going along, and once they leave port, romance zings Drac when he meets the mysterious ship captain, Ericka.
Now it’s Mavis’ turn to play the overprotective parent, keeping her dad and Ericka apart. Little do they know that his “too good to be true” love interest is actually a descendant of Van Helsing, arch nemesis to Dracula and all monsters!
In addition to this feature film, a new animated short, Puppy, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, will be debuting in theaters attached to the studios’ The Emoji Movie in August 2017. In the short the residents of Hotel Transylvania find their world turned upside-down when youngster Dennis gets a surprise monster-sized pet!