Paramount Pictures have announced the premiere date of the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie.
Variety reports that among the announcement of several Paramount Pictures’ films being delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the premiere date of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was revealed. This was further reinforced by Ben Schwartz- the voice actor for Sonic in the film- tweeting the same date.
The sequel was announced as in development in late May, and was all but expected due to the film’s success, and post-credits scene. Sonic the Hedgehog achieved the highest opening for a video game based movie. This was with $111 million USD globally, and $68 million US in North America.
The film told an original story of a younger Sonic being hurled into the real world, trying to find his way back home alongside a human friend while Dr. Robotnik pursued him.
Will this next film take place in Sonic’s world? Will it try to adapt a story from one of the games? What do you think? Sound off in the comments below!
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 premieres April 8th, 2022. In case you missed it, you can find our review for the first film here (we recommend it!)
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