Hotel Transylvania 4 still set for 2021 debut with Selena Gomez to return
It has been a while since we last heard an update about Sony Pictures’ newest animated sequel Hotel Transylvania 4, and now Variety brings word that the Adam Sandler-led film is still on track for its August 6, 2021 release with Selena Gomez officially returning to reprise her role as Mavis. On top of leading the film, Gomez has now been set as an executive producer on the project.
Hotel Transylvania 4 will be directed by Jennifer Klushka and Derek Drymon from a screenplay written by franchise creator Genndy Tartakovsky, who was previously attached to helm the fourth installment after directing the first three films. The film will be executive produced by Tartakovsky and Michelle Murdocca with Alice Dewey Goldston set as a producer.
The ensemble cast for the first Hotel Transylvania films include Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, David Spade, Molly Shannon, Steve Buscemi, Keegan-Michael Key, Asher Blinkoff, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Kathryn Hahn, and Jim Gaffigan.
The most recent entry in the series, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, debuted this past summer to the tune of $167.5 million domestically, nearly matching the second film in the series. Worldwide the film brought in $528.5 million, the highest of the franchise which has brought in $1.36 billion worldwide across the three films.