During a weak weekend at the North American box office, Argo claimed to No. 1 spot, while Cloud Atlas, Fun Size and Chasing Mavericks saw disappointing openings.
Fox’s Taken 2 brings in the big bucks in its opening weekend, Universal’s singing comedy Pitch Perfect takes third place and Hotel Transylvania beats up Frankenweenie.
Sony’s CGI0animated Hotel Transylvania won the weekend, opening at the North American box office a record-breaking $43 million, while the Sony co-production Looper scored second place and performed well in China.
Speaking with Spinoff Online during Comic-Con International, acclaimed director Genndy Tartakovsky explained what drew him to Hotel Transylvania, who feature animation differs from television, and his hopes for a Samurai Jack movie.
Director Genndy Tartakovsky, acclaimed for his work on Samurai Jack and Star Wars: Clone Wars, previewed his upcoming animated film Hotel Transylvania for a Comic-Con International audience.
Sony Pictures has released a full-length theatrical trailer for director Genndy Tartakovsky’s Hotel Transylvania, which stars Adam Sandler as the voice of Dracula, a hotelier whose plans for his daughter’s 118th birthday party are thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a human.
At CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Sony Pictures offered a no-frills presentation with footage from The Amazing Spider-Man, James Bond in Skyfall and Men in Black 3, among others.
Adam Sandler will voice Dracula in Genndy Tartakovsky’s animated feature, leading a cast that includes Kevin James, Fran Drescher, David Spade, Cee Lo Green, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon and Andy Samberg.