Sonic the Hedgehog Sequel is Officially In Development At Paramount

Back in February, Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog became one of 2020’s biggest box office hits and it set a new record for a video game adaptation. After taking in $146 million domestically and a worldwide total of $306 million, a Sonic sequel is now in the works.

Via Variety, Sonic director Jeff Fowler will helm the sequel. Additionally, Sonic the Hedgehog screenwriters  Pat Casey and Josh Miller have signed on to write the script. Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher, and Toru Nakahara will also return to produce the sequel alongside executive producers  Hajime Satomi, Haruki Satomi, and Tim Miller

However, the report notes that the new movie is so early in development that casting has yet to begin.

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Presumably Ben Schwartz will return to provide the voice of Sonic. Jim Carrey also starred in the first film as Sonic’s nemesis, Doctor Robotnik. Colleen Villard voiced Tails in the film’s post credits scene. Additionally, the first movie featured James Marsden as Tom, Sonic’s best friend on Earth.

The Sonic the Hedgehog sequel doesn’t currently have a production start date or an official name.

Are you excited to hear that work on Sonic 2 is already underway? What do you want to see in the sequel? Let us know in the comment section below!

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