When we spoke to Genndy Tartakovsky, the genius director behind the first three Hotel Transylvania films, earlier this summer, he told us that he would be returning to Hotel Transylvania 4, this time as an executive producer. More details on the animated sequel have emerged, including an additional role for Tartakovsky, who is actually directing, and an upgraded position for Selena Gomez.
Variety is reporting that the new film will be directed by Jennifer Kluska and Derek Drymon, from a script by Tartakovsky. And Gomez will now be an executive producer, alongside her other duties voicing the franchise’s main character Mabel, the with-it daughter of Dracula (Adam Sandler). Things are shaping up nicely for the sequel, which currently has an August 6, 2021 release date (god willing).
Kluska has been a story artist on the latter two Hotel Transylvania entries and directed installments of