Selena Gomez Replaces Miley Cyrus in 'Hotel Transylvania'

Thu, 09 February 2012 21:51:51 ET

Selena Gomez Replaces Miley Cyrus in 'Hotel Transylvania'
A rep for Adam Sandler confirms that the former 'Wizards of Waverly Place' actress will be the one who voices his on-screen daughter in the animated movie.
is going to lend her voice in "". A representative for informs E! News that the "" beauty is tapped to take over ' role to voice the 45-year-old actor's on-screen daughter named Mavis.

Cyrus herself has taken to Twitter to explain the reason why she departs from the upcoming animated flick. "I really wanna work on my music this year! That's all :)," the "Can't Be Tamed" hitmaker replied to a posting from one of her followers who felt "bummed" upon learning about her exit.

"Hotel Transylvania" follows Dracula as a protective father who dissuades his daughter Mavis' adventurous spirit by fabricating tales of elaborate dangers. He opens a high-end resort away from the human world as a haven for her. One day, he invites some of the world's most famous monsters to celebrate her 118th birthday and goes into panic mode when an ordinary guy stumbles on his hotel and takes a shine to her.

In the Genndy Tartakovsky-directed movie, Gomez will join other voice cast members, including as a 21 year-old human Jonathan, Cee-Lo Green as Murray the Mummy, as well as and Molly Shannon as a werewolf couple. The comedy film is slated to hit theaters in the United States on September 21.

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