Sonic The Hedgehog, an adventure comedy film based on the Sega’s video game franchise of the same name was released in 2020, and the sequel is already on the way. Paramount Pictures revealed today the first poster for the upcoming sequel, and also announced that the first trailer will be revealed tomorrow at The Game Awards event.
Check out the official poster:
As we can see, the poster is featuring Sonic, Tails, and Dr. Robotnik.
Sonic The Hedgehog movie was released in February 2020, right before the pandemic knocked on our doors. Regardless, the movie grossed $319 million against its reported budget of $90 million. The sequel was officially announced in May 2020, with Ben Schwartz set to reprise the role as the voice of Sonic. Jim Carrey returns as Dr. Robotnik, while James Marsden & Tika Sumpter also return as Tom & Maddie Wachowski. Colleen O’Shaughnessey and Idris Elba joined the cast in the voice roles of Tails and Knuckles, respectively.
After defeating Dr. Robotnik and banishing him to a planet full of mushrooms, Sonic is ready for more freedom, as Tom and Maddie agree to let him stay home while they go on vacation. However, Dr. Robotnik, now known as Dr. Eggman, returns from the mushroom planet with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that can give the power to build and destroy civilizations. Now, Sonic and his newfound friend Tails embark on a journey to find the emerald before it falls into Robotnik’s hands.Sonic The Hedgehog 2, synopsis
Jeff Fowler returns as the director, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller are again taking credits for the screenplay. Sonic The Hedgehog 2 is set to be released on April 8, 2022, by Paramount Pictures. The first trailer will be released tomorrow.