According to the British Columbia Film Commission, Paramount Pictures plans to begin filming on the sequel to “ Sonic the Movie ” in the first half of 2021, from March 15 to May 10.
The film received an “Emerald Hill” production title.
On his Twitter profile, Ben Schwartz announced that the sequel to “ Sonic the Movie ” will be released on April 8, 2022.
The sprinter hedgehog voice actor in the live action version celebrated the news by posting a video in which he appears in front of a gigantic poster of the film.
“’Sonic 2′ will be officially released on April 8, 2022.” he wrote.
SONIC 2 OFFICIALLY COME 2 THEATERS 4/8/22 !!! pic.twitter.com/Xpci0HzK5d
– Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) July 24, 2020
Recalling that the film will have the return of director Jeff Fowler and screenwriters Pat Casey and Josh Miller.
Jim Carrey is also set to reprise his role as the villainous Robotnik, and the sequel will feature Tails, one of Sonic’s friends.
Despite the novelty, there is still no forecast for the start of recordings due to the coronavirus pandemic.
During an interview for the comic, Fowler on the introduction of Tails and the wait for the next movie.
“Honestly, I didn’t expect ‘Sonic – The Movie’ to be such a success, so I was very happy with the reception from the audience. When Tails appears on the post-credits scene, I was told that the kids and adults have gone crazy… Imagine when he and Sonic are together on screen? Yes, Tails will be an essential character in the sequel. We will all be moved. Said the director.
The box office performance of ‘Sonic – The Movie’ was cut short due to Coronavirus, but the adaptation managed to rack up $ 306.7 million worldwide, on a budget of $ 95 million.
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Recalling that the film became the largest video game adaptation in US box office history, surpassing the domestic revenue of “Detective Pikachu” ($ 144.1 million).
The overall ranking of video game adaptations also includes “Tomb Raider: The Origin” ($ 131.2 million), “Angry Birds” ($ 107.5 million) and “Rampage: Total Destruction” ($ 101 million). ).
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The story revolves around Sonic as he tries to adjust to new life on Earth with his new human best friend, Officer Tom Wachowski (James Marsden). Sonic and Tom join forces to try to stop the evil Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his powers to dominate humanity.
First released in 1991, the game “Sonic” has sold over 360 million copies in various formats.
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