Hotel Transylvania 2 (also known as HT2 and Transylvania 2: Halloween Invasion) is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated fantasy-action comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation, The film is the sequel to the 2012 film Hotel Transylvania, It is being directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, (who originally wasn't going to direct it even though he was going to film adaption of Popeye) produced by Michelle Murdocca along with a script by both Robert Smigel and Adam Sandler. The films stars Sandler, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemn, Molly Shannon and, David Spade returning from the first film.
New cast includes Sinbad replacing Ceelo Green as Murray the mummy, Bella Thorne replacing Selena Gomez as Mavis, A Nightmare on Elm Street's Robert Englund as Samhain, Mark Hamill as The Boogeyman, Elton John as Merlin.
the film is scheduled to be released on September 25, 2015 followed by a tv series
Three years after a disastrous birthday for Mavis, it is October 29th 2015 Dracula still runs the hotel but has found peace knowning that Mavis is safe Jonathan. Quasimodo has broken from Drac's freezing, betrays the hotel and travels to ireland (Where he's spotted by Jonathan and Mavis) freeing Samhain from his prison four days before halloween and Quasi becomes loyal servant and informs him about 2012's events at the hotel convinced that Drac's nothing but a disgrace he's enlists his old friend The Boogeyman to plot an invasion on transylvania and destroy the hotel. Aware the of the situation Mavis and Jonathan are aided by Merlin The Wizard and his cat to return to the hotel and warn Drac.
- Adam Sandler as Dracula, the owner of Hotel Transylvania, and Mavis' over-protective father.
- Andy Samberg as Jonathan ("Johnnystein"), a 21 now 24 year-old human who stumbled onto Hotel Transylvania and Mavis' soul mate.
- Bella Thorne as Mavis, , Dracula's now 121 year-old "teenage" daughter who fell in love with Johnny and is now back to warn her dad.
- Kevin James as Frank / Frankenstein, , Eunice's husband and Dracula's long-lost old best friend who acts as an uncle to Mavis.
- Fran Drescher as Eunice, Frankenstein's wife and Wanda's best friend.
- Steve Buscemi as Wayne, a werewolf who is Dracula's other best friend and the husband of Wanda.
- Molly Shannon as Wanda, , a werewolf who is Wayne's pregnant wife and Eunice's best friend.
- David Spade as Griffin, The Invisible Man, Dracula's other best friend.
- Sinbad as Murray the Mummy, Dracula's best friend who mostly hangs out with Frankenstein.
- Elton John as Merlin the wizard, A legendary Wizard that aids Mavis and Jonathan to journey back to Transylvania and helps them in their battle against Samhain and The Boogeyman.
- Robert Englund as Samhain, The human hating, spirit of halloween, one of the feared beings and, the main antagonist
- Mark Hamill as The Boogeyman, The second most feared being, who feeds on children's fear and secondary antagonist.
- Jon Lovitz as Quasimodo, a gourmet chef and the former The Hunchback of Notre-Dame who desires to make a dish where humans are the main ingredients, traitor and is the loyal servant of Samhain.
- Luenell as Mavis' Shrunken head, a Shrunken Head that serves as a "Do Not Disturb" sign on the door to Mavis' room.
Genndy Tartakovsky, the director of the film, commented in October 2012 the possibility of the sequel: "Everyone is talking about it, but we haven't started writing it. There are a lot of fun ideas we could totally play with. It's a ripe world. On November 9, 2012, it was announced that a sequel has been greenlit, and is set for release on September 25, 2015. Tartakovsky will not return for the sequel, as he is already directing a 2014 adaptation of Popeye On March 2014 Tartakovsky will return to direct the film even though he was going to direct Popeye.
On June, 14 2013, it was announced that A Nightmare on Elm Street's Robert Englund and song writer Elton John is cast as the film's villains Samhain and The Boogeyman. On March 2014 Bella Thorne will replace Gomez as Mavis.