Sonic the Hedgehog sequel in works, confirm Paramount Pictures

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is a 1992 platform game developed and published by Sega for the Sega Genesis. It is the second main entry in the Sonic the Hedgehog series and introduced Sonic’s sidekick, Miles “Tails” Prower, controllable by a second player.

Sonic the Hedgehog is coming back for a sequel to the movie that came out earlier this year. Sonic the Hedgehog did so well at the box office. It made $306 million worldwide and became the second highest-grossing film of 2020

The live-action family comedy flick Sonic the Hedgehog is getting a sequel.

According to Variety, Paramount Pictures and Sega Sammy confirmed on Thursday that they have commenced development on a sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog.

The sequel would reteam the filmmakers, with Jeff Fowler directing, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller writing the script.

The decisions have not been made yet regarding casting or a production start date, as the movie is still in the development stage.

Neal H Moritz, Toby Ascher, and Toru Nakahara are producing the movie, while Hajime Satomi, Haruki Satomi, and Tim Miller are executive producing.

The first film based on the popular video game franchise from Sega, released in February of this year. It tells the story of the world’s speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. Sonic (voiced by Ben Schwartz) and his new best friend Tom (played by James Marsden) team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) as he plots world domination. The family-friendly pic also stars Tika Sumpter.

Sonic the Hedgehog was among the slew of films released early on home entertainment after theatres were shuttered due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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