sonic the hedgehog movie release date

See you next year, Sonic. The Sonic the Hedgehog movie was supposed to speed into theaters this November – and then everyone saw the trailer. The reaction was overwhelmingly negative, with many wondering why the movie’s version of Sonic looked so terrible. Rather than shrug it off, the folks behind the film took the criticism to heart, and quickly announced they’d be redesigning the look of the character. That redesign is going to take a lot of work, which means there’s no way the film could keep its original release. As a result, the Sonic the Hedgehog movie release date has shifted to early next year.

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Sonic the Hedgehog Visual Effects

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a group of visual effects artists react to and break down some recent examples of great and terrible work on television and the big screen. Plus, an extensive featurette goes behind the scenes of the making of the new Suspiria, and Captain America franchise star Anthony Mackie takes a lie detector test. Read More »

Sonic the Hedgehog redesign

Paramount’s live-action/animation hybrid Sonic the Hedgehog movie is set to speed into theaters this fall, but the film has just hit a significant roadblock. This afternoon, director Jeff Fowler revealed on Twitter that he and his team are going to redesign the film’s version of Sonic due to fan outrage. Read More »

sonic the hedgehog trailer

It took almost 30 years, but Sonic the Hedgehog is finally racing onto the big screen. The Sega video game character gets the CGI treatment in Sonic the Hedgehog, a live-action animated hybrid film starring James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Jim Carrey, and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic himself. The first trailer for the movie is online, and you’ll have to decide for yourself how good an idea this entire endeavor is. Watch the Sonic the Hedgehog trailer below.

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Sonic the Hedgehog Footage Reaction

You want a Sonic the Hedgehog footage reaction? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’re all on board with the Detective Pikachu movie at this point, right? But what about the other CGI-enhanced video game film hitting theaters this year? You know – Sonic the Hedgehog? Unlike Pikachu, no Sonic footage has been released to the public yet. We don’t even really know what Sonic himself looks like in the film, save for an image of his silhouette on one poster, and another posting highlighting his upsettingly muscular calves. But now, some Sonic the Hedgehog footage has made its debut at CinemaCon, and we have the details.

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Sonic the Hedgehog score

While the early marketing efforts for Paramount’s upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie have resulted in some…odd imagery, we now know who will be providing the score for when the blue hedgehog is racing through the streets of San Francisco. Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL), who composed the scores for films like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Dark Tower, will compose the film’s music. Take a listen to a few of his tracks below, and watch a featurette about his music in Alita: Battle Angel.
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sonic the hedgehog poster

With the arrival of the first poster, we learned that Sonic the Hedgehog has muscles. Now, get an up close and personal look at them in the new Sonic the Hedgehog poster. The poster, which Paramount Pictures has confirmed to us is legit and will only be seen in theaters, shows the beloved video game character looking down at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, while his weirdly muscular legs dangle from the edge.

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sonic the hedgehog movie first look

Sonic the Hedgehog is speeding up his race towards theaters. Paramount Pictures has given us the first look at the big screen version of the video game icon with the release of the first official poster. The enigmatic poster shows the SEGA mascot in the dark, lit only by the blue crackling energy that emanates when he, um, goes fast. See the Sonic the Hedgehog movie first look below.

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Top Gun 2 release date

Paramount has shuffled several release dates around, so buckle up. The Top Gun 2 release date has been bumped a full year, Terminator 6 has moved up a week, and the untitled Quiet Place Sequel now has an official release date. Oh, and the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has moved up a week as well. See the new release dates below!

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Adam Pally and Neal McDonough - Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Cast

Sonic the Hedgehog is currently shooting in Vancouver, Canada. This week, we learned Paramount Pictures squared away Ben Schwartz to voice the titular speedy, blue critter made famous by Sega video games. The live-action side of the cast already has Jim Carrey lined up as Dr. Robotnik, James Marsden as a small town cop, and Tika Sumpter in an unknown role. But two more names have both been added to the roster and each has a history with the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Adam Pally (Iron Man 3) and Neal McDonough (Captain America: The First Avenger) have been added to the Sonic the Hedgehog movie cast, but we only know who one of them is playing. Find out more below. Read More »