Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (known internationally as Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation) is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation and animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks. It is the third installment in the Hotel Transylvania franchise and the sequel to Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015). The film will be directed by Genndy Tartakovsky and co-written with Michael McCullers, and feature the reprised roles of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, Keegan-Michael Key, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Asher Blinkoff, and Mel Brooks. It is scheduled to be released by Sony Pictures on July 13, 2018.
Set about six years after the events of the previous film, the story centers on Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of their family, both human and monster, and friends as they take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula then falls for the ship’s mysterious female captain, Ericka, who is secretly the descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster slayer and Dracula’s ancient archenemy. Now it is time for Mavis to be the leader of the “Drac Pack” and rally everyone up so they can stop Dracula before it’s too late.