Filming has wrapped on upcoming online game film sequel, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, with director Jeff Fowler taking to social media to thank the solid and crew, in addition to reveal that at the least among the film will happen on the Mushroom Planet. Regardless of some main artistic setbacks, the primary Sonic the Hedgehog emerged as an enormous hit final 12 months, with audiences excited to return to the high-speed world of the beloved blue hedgehog.
“That is a wrap in Vancouver! Thanks to all of the superb solid/crew on this metropolis… a lot unbelievable expertise serving to make #SonicMovie2 actually particular (and spoiler alert… EPIC!)”
Alongside director Jeff Fowler, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 may even convey again the likes of Ben Schwartz because the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog, alongside Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik, and James Marsden as Tom Wachowski and Tika Sumpter as his spouse, Maddie. The primary film finds the superfast, blue-colored hedgehog and video game icon as he tries to navigate the complexities of life on Earth together with his newfound greatest pal — a human named Tom Wachowski. They need to quickly be a part of forces to forestall the evil Dr. Robotnik from capturing Sonic and utilizing his powers for world domination.
Not a lot is but recognized in regards to the course of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, nevertheless it has been revealed that the sequel will introduce quite a few online game favorites, together with Sonic’s loyal sidekick, Tails, and the super-strong purple echidna, Knuckles. The primary film’s ending did already trace at the place issues might go, giving audiences a take a look at Tails in a post-credits scene.
Sources have since claimed that Knuckles will characteristic closely within the sequel, with stories claiming that he may have a “related function” within the follow-up and that the character’s look “will likely be bigger than a cameo.” It has additionally been reported that Knuckles will “keep true to his online game incarnation”, that means that he’ll have the ability to each glide and climb partitions identical to the within the online game. His character has been described as “severe in nature, however nonetheless gullible at occasions.” Followers have been given some concept of what the character will possible seem like within the film, because of a statue of the Crimson Echidna being not too long ago noticed on set.
No actors have but been confirmed because the voices of Tails and Knuckles, however latest rumors have claimed that Aquaman star Jason Momoa has been provided the Knuckles function, with Paramount having reportedly put the ball “in his court docket.”
Fowler has beforehand expressed his pleasure over with the ability to convey extra characters into the fray, having now established the central rivarly bvetween Sonic and Jim Carrey’s Dr. Robotnik. “For this primary movie, we actually had been simply trying on the 1991 recreation and simply see the place it began and simply hold it easy,” Fowler defined. “Simply actually attempt to nail Sonic and Robotnik and simply arrange their rivalry since you do not … I imply, I really like … There’s a number of nice characters in Sonic universe, nevertheless it’s crucial factor is simply to get Sonic arrange and simply inform somewhat little bit of an origin story with him, and simply do it in a approach that actually makes everybody fall in love with him as a personality and simply be rooting for extra. After which, if all that goes effectively, then we are able to type of open it up and usher in a few of these different characters that followers know and love. And yeah, I imply, nobody’s extra excited than me to have that chance.”
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is scheduled for launch in the US on April 8, 2022, by Paramount Footage. This involves us from Jeff Fowler’s Twitter account.