Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

Hotel Transylvania 2 is an upcoming American 3D computer animated series produced by Sony Pictures Animation. It is the sequel to the 2012 film, Hotel Transylvania. The movie will be directed by creator of the Cartoon Network animated television series Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack and Star Wars: Clone Wars,  Genndy Tartakovsky. The movie will also star returning cast Adam Sandler and others such as Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, David Spade and Mel Brooks who will be playing Dracula’s father.  The film is scheduled to be released on September 25, 2015 by Columbia Pictures.

hotel_transylvania_ver21With the first Hotel Transylvania movie being a success and gaining $358 million at the box office I can see the sequel living up to high expectations. Especially with legendary actor, Mel Brooks taking one of the main roles of the film this movie is sure to draw in an audience of different ages. It’s been 40 years since Mel Brooks, Young Frankenstein movie but overall, the  director is excited to be a part of a film and a character that reminds him of himself.  There are also other icons in the film who will be voicing in the films non-English versions. The other actors who will be playing Vlad internationally are legendary actors, Frances Michel Galabru, Japan’s Junji Inagawa, Holland’s Bram Van Der Vlugt and Belgiums Jacques Vermeire.

Mel Brooks is  an American film director, screenwriter, composer, lyricist comedian, actor and producer.  His most notable works include, The producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankestein, History of the World, Part 1, Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.  Michel Galabru is a French actor that has appeared in over 200 movies and has worked with renowned Directors Bertrand Blier, Costa-Gavras Jean-Luc Godard. Junji Inagawa  is  a Japanese actor and director known for his movies,  Kataribe, Iki Ningyo and Shinso kyofu no genba 6.  His voice is instantly recognixed as the “go to” narrator of horror films. Hollands, Bram Van Vlugt has played in many television shows and cartoons and is most notably known for his portrayal of Sinterklass which is the main protagonist of the annual festival on December 5th in the Netherlands. Jacques Vermeire is from Belgium and is known for his Flemish performances with decades of memorable comic television and feature film portrayal.

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