Hotel Transylvania: The Agreement Between Sony and Amazon

Sony and Amazon are close to reaching a $ 100 million deal for the animated film Hotel Transylvania: Transformanía stream on Amazon Prime Video.

Sony Pictures Animation Y Amazon are close to reaching an agreement for more than 100 million dollars so that the animated film Hotel Transylvania: Transformanía airs globally on Amazon Prime Video, Variety has learned exclusively.

Hotel transylvania has been a family franchise for Sony. His first three films have grossed more than $ 1.3 billion in theaters around the world since 2012. But the rise in COVID cases has made theatrical release of family movies unsustainable, as there is no vaccine for children yet. children under 12 years old.

New York City enacted a closed premises vaccination order Tuesday and other large cities are seriously considering doing the same. Sources say that in early August Sony began studying an alternate release for the fourth film in the franchise. Its release in theaters was scheduled for October 1.

Sony will retain the rights to home entertainment, linear television and exhibition in China, according to a Variety source.

As the only major studio that does not have a streaming service, Sony has made deals for the movies on its 2020 and 2021 charts across the streaming environment. In 2020, Sony placed Enemies Under the Sea with Apple TV Plus, An American Pickle with HBO Max Y Happiest Season with Hulu. This year, the studio has worked with Netflix to Be dad, The Mitchell Family vs The Machines Y Alive, and with Amazon to Cinderella, which will premiere on September 3.

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Advertised as the fine chapterl from the Hotel Transylvania series, Transformed It is directed by Derek Drymon Y Jennifer Kluska from a script by Amos Vernon, Nunzio randazzo and the executive producer Genndy Tartakovsky. Brian hull Y Brad abrell they give voice to the roles of Dracula Y Frankenstein, respectively, replacing the original stars Adam Sandler Y Kevin James. The rest of the cast return, including Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, David spade, Steve Buscemi, Kathryn hahn, Jim gaffigan, Molly shannon, Keegan-Michael Key Y Fran Drescher. Gomez is also an executive producer, along with Michelle murdocca.

What is the movie about?

The movie Hotel Transylvania 4 will bring back Dracula and his gang of friends. When Johnny realizes that Dracula does not quite accept him as a human being, he uses the “Monstrifying Ray” of Van Helsing (the villain of the third installment). So Johnny transforms into a monster but also causes Dracula and the rest to turn into humans, unleashing chaos.

Their new bodies have caused Dracula to lose his powers, but Johnny is delighted with the new life as a monster. They must team up and scour the world for a cure before it’s too late. Since its transformations can be permanent.

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In case you’re interested: Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation: Blu-Ray Review

Previous installments of Hotel Transylvania are available on Amazon Prime Video.