'Leo' trivia and fun facts

Change of producer

Adam Sandler's first animated film not produced by Columbia Pictures or distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.

Original name

Squirtle is named after the creature from 'Pokémon' (1997), which also has a turtle shell.

Awarded for his voice

Sandler has a Kids' Choice Award for "Favorite Voice for an Animated Movie" for Drac in 'Hotel Transylvania.'

Name origin

Leo is named after the turtle Leonardo from 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' (1987).

Drac vs leo

Adam Sandler's participation in this film prevented him from being able to voice Drac the Vampire in the last of the four Hotel Transylvania films.

Sandler's return

Adam Sandler's first animated film not part of the 'Hotel Transylvania' franchise since 'Eight Crazy Nights' (2002), twenty-one years earlier.

The second without James

Adam Sandler's second time voice acting in a film both fully animated and live action to not also have any characters that are played by Kevin James.

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