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Sony, Nelvana to Develop 'Hotel Transylvania' Television Series

Sony Pictures Animation and Nelvana are developing a "Hotel Transylvania" television series based on the teenage years of Dracula's daughter, Mavis, and her friends for an early 2017 release, Deadline reports.

Though the film stars talent such as Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Steve Buscemi, David Spade, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Molly Shannon and Mel Brooks, it is unclear at this time whether or not any of the main cast will join the new series.

"The hilarious characters and clever premise of 'Hotel Transylvania' set the stage for endless story possibilities," said Colin Bohm, VP and Head of Corus Kids. Sony Animation president Kristine Belson in a statement. "Audiences have embraced the world and characters of 'Hotel Transylvania,' so we are thrilled to be partnering with Nelvana to take them on new adventures."

Rick Mischel of Sony Pictures Animation and Nelvana's Colin Bohm and Irene Weibel will executive produce.

The film followup to 2012's "Hotel Transylvania," titled "Hotel Transylvania 2," opens on September 25.

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