Sequel to Jim Carrey starrer Sonic The Hedgehog in works&
The live-action household comedy flick Sonic the Hedgehog is getting a sequel. According to Variety, Paramount Pictures and Sega Sammy confirmed on Thursday that they’ve commenced improvement on a sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog. The sequel would reteam the filmmakers, with Jeff Fowler directing, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller writing the script.
The selections haven’t been made but relating to casting or a manufacturing begin date, because the film continues to be within the improvement stage.
Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher and Toru Nakahara are producing the film, whereas Hajime Satomi, Haruki Satomi and Tim Miller are government producing.
The first movie based mostly on the favored online game franchise from Sega, launched in February of this 12 months. It tells the story of the world’s speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new house on Earth. Sonic (voiced by Ben Schwartz) and his new finest friend Tom (performed by James Marsden) crew as much as defend the planet from the evil genius Dr Robotnik (Jim Carrey) as he plots world domination. The family-friendly pic additionally stars Tika Sumpter.
‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ upon its launch, scored the No. 1 opening weekend of all time for a film based mostly on a online game, and boasted the fourth-best Presidents Day weekend debut.
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ was among the many slew of movies launched early on house leisure after theatres had been shuttered as a result of COVID-19 disaster.