sonic the hedgehog 2 won’t hit theaters until April 8, but a third movie is already in the works. paramount confirmed at that sonic 3 is now in development, along with a Paramount+ streaming series based on Sonic Knuckles’ sidekick starring Idris Elba. “We are pleased to announce that the third Sonic movie and the first Sonic live-action series for Paramount+ are being actively developed,” said Haruki Satomi, CEO of Sega, in a statement. tweet.
The first trailer for Sonic 2 confirmed the existence of the title character’s new sidekick, Tails, voiced by Colleen O’Shaughnessy. We also saw the return of the first movie’s villain, Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carry), who is trying to win the Chaos Emeralds. Aiding his quest is none other than Knuckles the Echidna, who demonstrates his powers and the elegant voice of Idris Elba. Elba will also voice Knuckles in the streaming series, slated to arrive in 2023.
The first Sonic movie was one of the most successful video game adaptations so far, making the release of a sequel inevitable. Paramount must be pretty confident about this to have already announced sonic 3 and a streaming series to boot. The trailer looked promising, but we’ll find out when it arrives on April 8.
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