Sonic The Hedgehog 2 starts a new cinematic universe

Sonic the hedgehog 2, sequel, cinematic universe

Universe constructing isn’t going wherever anytime quickly and that’s made abundantly clear by the truth that even the Sonic The Hedgehog franchise is ready to kick off its personal cinematic universe, in line with the producers behind the upcoming sequel.

Producers Toby Ascher, Neal H. Moritz, and Sega CEO Haruki Satomi just lately chatted with Eurogamer concerning the upcoming sequel and that’s once they shared their pleasure about the way forward for the Sonic franchise. With the discharge of Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Ascher mentions that we’re at first of a cinematic universe:

Ascher: We’re making a Sonic cinematic universe, so we knew we had been going so as to add characters, like Tails and Knuckles; new to the movies however beloved by avid gamers all around the world.

Moritz: [Sonic 1] was an ideal expertise for us as filmmakers, and as film lovers. Now, we’re much more excited to increase that world, including new characters, larger worlds, a brand new, unimaginable journey, and extra motion and journey. There are so many locations we will go together with Sonic

Satomi: We’ve received a outstanding partnership with Paramount and we’re excited to proceed increasing the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise with them.

It’s actually no shock that they’re going this route with Sonic. Video recreation films aren’t at all times a positive factor however the first Sonic The Hedgehog proved to be an enormous hit proper earlier than the pandemic struck in 2020. The movie finally grossed $148.9 million at the domestic box office and $319.7 million worldwide and it was decently obtained by critics. Before the discharge of the sequel, it was already introduced {that a} third movie has been greenlit and a Knuckles spinoff collection that includes the vocal expertise of Idris Elba, can be within the works for Paramount+ in 2023.

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Per the movie’s official synopsis, “The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2. After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands. From the filmmakers behind The Fast and the Furious and Deadpool, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 stars James Marsden, Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Lee Majdoub and Jim Carrey returning, alongside new additions Shemar Moore, with Idris Elba as the voice of Knuckles and Colleen O’Shaughnessey as the voice of Tails.”

Are YOU excited for a Sonic cinematic universe? Sonic The Hedgehog 2 hits screens on April 8, 2022.


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