Paramount made an unexpected but well-received announcement from everyone.
Paramount has confirmed that work on the next film in the video game franchise based on the iconic video game franchise is already underway before the second film is released, while a live-action series is also underway. training.
In a statement, Sega Corporation CEO Haruki Satomi said: “We are pleased to announce that the third film” Sonic “and the first live-action series” Sonic “for Paramount + are under development.”
“We have a great partnership with Paramount and are excited to continue to expand the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise with them.
“2022 is set to be a significant year for the franchise, the second film to be released in April, as well as” Sonic Frontiers “, the highly anticipated title of the video game, which will come this winter.
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“Sonic has been loved by fans around the world for over 30 years, and we look forward to providing them with memorable moments and experiences for many years to come.”
The next film will see Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz and James Marsden returning as Dr. Robotnik, Sonic and Tom Wachowski, respectively, while Colleen O’Shaughnessey (Tails) and Idris Elba (Knuckles) join the cast.
Given that the film will not hit the big screen until April, details are scarce about the third film in the franchise.
However, producer Neal H. Moritz said: “The world of Sonic the Hedgehog captures the imagination for decades and we are excited to expand the scope of this world-class franchise with both the big screen and fans. Sonic from home.
“The sky is really the limit and I’m extremely proud to be part of the team that creates new content for fans, as well as introducing Sonic to a new generation.”