Inspired by superhit video game, “Sonic”, the movie was premiered on February 14, 2020. The movie is directed by Jeff Fowler and is written by Josh Miller and Pat Casey. The movie was supposed to be released in the 1990s but due to some issues, the movie could not come out of papers, it was until Sony Pictures bought the rights of the movie in 2013. The movie is a debut for Jeff Fowler with actors such as Jim Carey. The first trailer of Sonic the Hedgehog wasn’t liked by the audience because the character Sonic didn’t look as he should be looking according to the videogame. So, Sony entertainment partnered again with Sega games to redevelop how Sonic should look.
After the official release, Sonic the Hedgehog became the second-highest-grossing film of 2020 by earning over $306 Million. It also became the highest-grossing video game adaption film in North America alone.
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Plot:
Sonic is a hedgehog who can run in supersonic speed. A tribe of echidnas goes after the sonic to get his powers. Sonic is protected by his guardian Longclaw the owl. Longclaw gives Sonic a bag full of rings that can create portals to travel from one place to another. Using one of the rings, Sonic comes to the Earth. Sonic tired of his loneliness once run in supersonic speed and creates an electromagnetic pulse which turns down power in complete Pacific Northwest region.
Doctor Robotnik is entitled by the government to find out the reason behind the power failure. Doctor Robotnik comes across one of the Sonic’s quills and discovers his powers. The doctor then decides to capture Sonic as his ability could power the robots of the doctor once again. Then the chase between the doctor and Sonic begins, trying to outwit each other. The movie is full of action and speed, with a touch of emotional aspect and humor at places too.
Is Part 2 Coming?
Paramount and Sega have officially confirmed on May 28 that the second part of the movie is under development. Though there is no confirmation on the release dates.
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Cast
- Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic
- Benjamin L. Valic as young Sonic
- Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik:
- James Marsden as Thomas Michael “Tom” Wachowski
- Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski
- Lee Majdoub as Agent Stone
- Natasha Rothwell as Rachel
- Melody Nosipho Niemann as Jojo
- Adam Pally as Wade Whipple:
- Neal McDonough as Major Bennington
- Tom Butler as Commander Walters
- Frank C. Turner as Crazy Carl