2020 was not a normal year for movies. With the spread of the life-threatening pandemic, even walking outside your home became a luxury, let alone going to the theater to watch a movie. But in the midst of all this chaos, a brilliant blue, speeding, live-action / animated hybrid stole our hearts and ‘Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)’ became a hit quite easily. With a crazy Jim Carrey giving his fans a treat, as the mad scientist who wants to capture Sonic, the film was an action-adventure comedy based on the video game franchise that also has a solid fan base.
A sequel to the film was expected in 2022, and now Jeff Fowler, the director, has announced on Twitter that the film has finished filming. We know how fans of the movie franchise, both young and old, find it hard to contain their excitement. So here’s everything we know about Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
A nice outing
The movie’s sequel features the return of Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog. Yes, Jim Carrey is also part of the second episode, as are James Marsden and Tika Sumpter. James Marsden has claimed in an interview that it was really hilarious to be on the receiving end of all of Jim Carrey’s crazy antics. Photos taken on set indicate that both Knuckles and Tails will also be featured in the movie. Fowler had shared in an interview with Comicbook.com last year that he planned to tweak the core parts of the Sonic universe before introducing new supporting characters.
Release date of Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Fans of the speedster have every reason to be happy, as Netflix has announced a new Sonic animation show in 2022. Paramount Pictures has also revealed that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will hit theaters worldwide on April 8, 2022. it cannot be ruled out that fans will be able to watch the film from the comfort of their home, given the uncertainty of the current pandemic circumstances. The sequel to the 2020 blockbuster hit was first announced in July last year. Much of the plot has been hidden so far, but we do know that the story must be a continuation of its predecessor, which gave Rotten Tomatoes a 93% audience rating.
Sonic on Netflix
You know by now that Sonic the Hedgehog is getting its own brand new 3D animation show on Netflix.
The 30-year-old character is ready to play in ‘Sonic Prime’, a children’s and family series from Sega of America and WildBrain, set to premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2022. Sonic in an adventure where the fate of a strange new multiverse rests in his gloved hands – and this also represents a “journey of self-discovery and redemption” for the fast-paced, blue animated character.
Let’s wait and see
Fowler explains how, for the first part, he only wanted to recreate the magic of the 1991 game. He wanted to see the rivalry between Sonic and Dr. Set up Robotnik properly. He says he also wants to reveal something about Sonic’s origins and make the audience fall in love with the character. In the second part he introduces other characters from the Sonic Universe. He also revealed that he was a huge fan of the adorable Sonic himself. Sonic the Hedgehog Part 1 had the best ever opening video game movie for $ 100 million WW. This clearly builds the expectation of whether Part 2 will live up to its prequel or maybe even break records and eclipse its success.
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