Mattel, Nick and Paramount+’s ‘Monster High’ sequel follows kids of famous monsters and creatures entering their sophomore year at Monster High; U.S. streaming and TV debut set for October 5.
Mattel, Nickelodeon and Paramount+ have released a trailer and set the premiere date for Monster High 2, the sequel to the live-action movie musical based on the iconic Monster High franchise about the children of famous monsters and creatures. The new film streams in the U.S. on Paramount+ Thursday, October 5, and premieres on Nickelodeon that same day at 7 p.m. (ET/PT), with encores every weekend in October as part of the “Monster Movie Madness” stunt.
The movie will also premiere on Paramount+ in select international markets later this month, with date announcements also coming for other international territories.
Monster High 2 follows Clawdeen Wolf (Miia Harris), Draculaura (Nayah Damasen), and Frankie Stein (Ceci Balagot) as they enter sophomore year at Monster High. The power of three is put to the test as they face even bigger challenges this year—new students, new powers, evolving friendships, and an even bigger threat that could not only tear their friendship apart but could change the world forever. The movie will also introduce new character Toralei (Salena Qureshi), a feisty British were-cat, back after a year abroad in Scaris, France.
The movie also stars Case Walker (The Other Two) as Deuce Gorgon; Marci T. House (Day of the Dead) as Headmistress Bloodgood; Scotch Ellis Loring (Firehouse Dog) as Clawdeen’s dad, Apollo; Steve Valentine (Mom) as Draculaura’s dad, Dracula; Jy Prishkulnik (Just Beyond) as Cleo de Nile; Lina Lecompte (Death Pursuit) as Lagoona; Justin Derickson (When The Streetlights Go On) as Heath Burns; Lilah Fitzgerald (Honey Girls) as Ghoulia; Nasiv Sall (Descendants 2) as Abbey Bominable; Bonale Fambrini (Kevin Can Wait) as Ellis; Kyra Leroux (Riverdale) as Demi Boovais; and Ana Ortiz (Love, Victor) as Zamara Prue. Additional characters from the Monster High universe also appear throughout the film.
Although the VFX details have yet to be released, the live-action movie features various visual effects – see some CG magic in the trailer – check it out:
Todd Holland (Monster High the Movie, The Real O'Neals, Malcolm in the Middle) is director and executive producer; Phil Breman, VP of Live-Action Development at Mattel Television; Adam Bonnett (Descendants, Zombies, Masters of the Universe); and Fred Soulie are also executive producers. Shawn Williamson (The Good Doctor) and Arielle Boisvert (Upload) from Brightlight Pictures serve as executive producers with producer David Magee.
The sequel teleplay is written by Matt & Billy Eddy (Teen Beach, Invisible Sister, Zapped), with story by Holland and Matt & Billy Eddy. Production for Nickelodeon is overseen by Zack Olin and Shauna Phelan, co-heads of Nickelodeon & Awesomeness Live-Action, along with executive Linda Halder.
The Monster High animated series also returns this fall to Nickelodeon.