Sonic, the third film and television series announced by SEGA and Paramount

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Sonic will be the protagonist of a third film and one television series live action available on the Paramount + streaming platform: SEGA and Paramount announced it with an official press release.

A few days after the publication of the teaser trailer for Sonic the Film 2 with Knuckles, Tails and Robotnik, the Japanese house has therefore anticipated the times, confirming as of now that the film saga will see the arrival of a third chapter and that the blue hedgehog projects don’t stop there.

Sonic the Film 3 will hit theaters during the 2023so the wait will not be long at all, while the television series will star Knuckles and will make its debut on Paramount + the next April 8.

“Sonic The Hedgehog broke countless box office records, proving to be the best cinematic video game adaptation of all time in the domestic market and earning nearly $ 320 million at the international box office,” the press release read.

“Sonic The Hedgehog 2 is slated for April this year and will re-feature the original cast, with a return of Jeff Fowler directing coupled with writing by Pat Casey and Josh Miller. Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher and Toru Nakahara are producing. , while Haruki Satomi, Nan Morales and Tim Miller will handle executive production. “

“We are delighted to announce that Sonic’s third theatrical film and Sonic’s first live-action series on Paramount + are in development,” said Haruki Satomi, CEO of SEGA Corporation. “We have an excellent relationship with Paramount and look forward to expanding the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise with them.”

“2022 will be a big year for the franchise, with the second film coming out in April, and Sonic Frontiers, the highly anticipated video game, coming during the holidays. For over 30 years, Sonic has been loved by fans around the world. to whom we can’t wait to give memorable moments and experiences for many years to come. ”

Sonic the Film 2, an image of the protagonist

“For more than 30 years, the Sonic The Hedgehog universe, with its unforgettable characters, has spawned one of the most passionate fanbases,” said Brian Robbins, president and CEO of Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon, and head of content. of the film, family & kids division of Paramount +.

“We look forward to continuing our partnership with SEGA, Neal Moritz and all of our creative partners to work on growing the Sonic The Hedgehog franchise across multiple platforms and enthralling its loyal audiences around the world.”

“The world of Sonic The Hedgehog has captured the public imagination for decades and we can’t wait to push the franchise to new heights, with world-class works on the big screen and in the homes of Sonic fans,” said the producer Neal Moritz. “There are no limits and I am very proud to be part of the future of Sonic content, for longtime fans and new generations.”

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