Hotel Transylvania checks in on Blu Ray and DVD January 29th

The star-studded animated horror hotel flick gets a release date for end of January. Click below to check it out!

Sony Pictures releases the date Hotel Transylvania hits the stores on Blu Ray and DVD on January 29th.

 

From the Press Release:

Culver City, Calif. (November 27, 2012) – Check in and party with Dracula, his daughter Mavis, Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Invisible Man and the rest of the gang when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA on Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD — all with UltraViolet™ — on January 29th. From Sony Pictures Animation (The Smurfs) comes the story of Dracula and his daughter, Mavis, and their life inside a remote hotel that caters to monsters of all kinds. Mavis is about to celebrate her 118th birthday when Jonathan, a pesky human dude, stumbles onto the hotel grounds. Dracula and the hotel staff

move into action, determined to protect Mavis, as well as the lavish resort sanctuary where monsters can vacation in safety far away from humans.

 

This family monster box-office hit earned more than $270 million in theaters worldwide to date and features the voice talents of, among others, Adam Sandler (Grown Ups), Selena Gomez (TV’s “Wizards of Wavery Place”), Andy Samberg (TV’s “SNL”), Kevin James (Here Comes the Boom), Fran Drescher (TV’s “Happily Divorced”), Steve Buscemi (TV’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Molly Shannon (TV’s “SNL”), David Spade (TV’s “Rules of Engagement”) and CeeLo Green (TV’s “The Voice”).

 

The Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD contain plenty of kid-friendly extras, including the mini-movie “Goodnight Mr. Foot,” directed by the feature’s award-winning director Tartakovsky; “Problem (Monster Remix)” music video; three deleted scenes; filmmaker commentary and more.  Exclusive to the Blu-ray are three progression reels and two featurettes. “Meet the Staff and Guests: Voicing Hotel Transylvania” takes a look at the cast, their voices, and the fun they bring to the film. “Making The Hotel” features an inside look at how the filmmakers and animators created the Hotel Transylvania.

 

Synopsis:

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula (Sandler) has invited all his best friends – Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Werewolf family, and more – to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis’s (Gomez) 118th birthday. For Dracula, catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem, but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything.

 

DVD Bonus Features Include:

  • “Goodnight Mr. Foot” Mini-Movie: Directed and Animated by Genndy Tartakovsky
  • 3 Deleted scenes
  • “Problem (Monster Remix)” Music Video by Becky G Featuring will.i.am
  • Behind the Scenes of “Problem (Monster Remix)”
  • DVD – ROM link to Hotel T website
  • Commentary with Director Genndy Tartakovsky, Producer Michelle Murdocca, and Visual Effects Supervisor Daniel Kramer

 

3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack Exclusives Include:

All DVD Bonus Features Plus…

  • 2 Featurettes:

§ “Meet the Staff and Guests: Voicing Hotel Transylvania”

§ “Making the Hotel”

  • 3 Progression reels

 

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA marks the feature directorial debut of Genndy Tartavosky (TV’s “Dexter’s Laboratory”). Produced by Michelle Murdocca, the screenplay is by Peter Baynham (Arthur Christmas) and Robert Smigel (TV’s “SNL”) with a story by Todd Durham and Dan & Kevin Hagerman.

 

The film has a running time of 91 minutes and is rated PG for some rude humor, action and scary images.

 

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