'Transylvania' Director Prefers His Monsters Funny

Published on NewsOK Published: January 30, 2013

Gather the ghouls around the TV, iPad and laptop: Hotel Transylvania is out this week on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack with UltraViolet, and the film's director, Genndy Tartakovsky, tells ETonline the formula behind the film's success, how comedians like Adam Sandler got serious behind the scenes -- and provides a sneak peek at Hotel Transylvania 2!

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Still a self-proclaimed "kid at heart," the Russian-born, Chicago-native Genndy cut his teeth over such shows as Star Wars: Clone Wars, Samurai Jack, The Powerpuff Girls and Dexter's Laboratory during his animation career. Hotel Transylvania is his feature film debut, and the fast-paced family flick is populated by the greatest, most famous and fun monsters of all. Ironically, Genndy says he was afraid of them all when he was a kid.

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