Selena Gomez’s “Hotel Transylvania 3” Becomes Sony’s Biggest Animated Film Globally

Selena Gomez has a monster hit on her hands…

The 26-year-old Mexican American actress’ Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation has become Sony Pictures’ biggest animated film of all time globally.

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At $476.3M worldwide, it sailed past Hotel Transylvania 2 ($474.8M) on Friday. Combined, the three Hotel Transylvania movies have now grossed in excess of $1.3B global.

Through Friday, Hotel Transylvania 3cruised to $316M at the international box office, topping Hotel Transylvania 2. Domestically, it’s tallied $160.3M, about 6% off the previous movie.

The first two installments were released in the fall, so Hotel Transylvania 3 was the first summer tryout for the series.

In Latin America, notably, Hotel Transylvania 3 is Sony’s 2nd biggest title of all time for the region behind Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. It is also the studio’s biggest grosser ever in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Slovakia, Lithuania and Ethiopia.

Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, the film has Adam Sandler and Gomez atop the voice cast.

Gomez’s “Hotel Transylvania 3” to Open in July 2018

Selena Gomez has a special hotel booking next summer…

Sony Pictures Animation has scheduled Hotel Transylvania 3, featuring the voice of the 24-year-old Mexican American actress/singer, on a new prime summer release date of July 13, 2018.

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The film previously was scheduled on September 21 that year.

The series’ first two titles have harvested the fall time frame, combining to earn $830M worldwide and owning the top two September openings of all time with a 32% increase in worldwide box office from the original to the sequel ($358.3M for the first tile, $473.2M for the second worldwide).

The new summer date for the Genndy Tartakovsky-directed feature provides greater access to kids off from school and a greater seasonal multiple. The midsummer date is also a perfect match for the storyline of the film, which takes Drac’s Pack on an exciting adventure aboard a Monster Cruise Ship.

The voice ensemble of favorites returns, including Gomez (Mavis), Adam Sandler (Dracula) and Andy Samberg (Johnny).