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Selena Gomez's 'Hotel Transylvania' Prepares Sequel for 2015 Release

November 10, 2012 (5:15 am) GMT
After breaking record in September box office, the Sony Pictures Animation movie will get a follow-up treatment which is still looking for a new director.

Recently scoring big success on box office, "" is set to get a sequel treatment. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Sony Pictures Animation is already planning "" which is projected to be released sometime in 2015.

The sequel is still in the early stage of development and still hasn't tapped a new director. The original helmer, Genndy Tartakovsky, seemingly will not return to the follow-up pic since he's now committed to Sony's other animation project "", which is set for a September 26, 2014 release.

The first "Hotel Transylvania" movie was released this past September 28 to a record-breaking opening weekend. Scoring $42.5 million in its first week, the film scored the biggest September opening of all time, besting "Sweet Home Alabama" which collected $35.6 million in September 2002. It also becomes the best result to date for Sony's animation unit. So far, the film grosses more than $253 million worldwide.

One of the reasons behind the success of the animated movie was because of its starry voice cast ensemble that included the likes of , , , , , , , and Green.

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