Sonic Movie Produced By Deadpool Director Gets A New Release Date

Sony's movie based on Sega's famous franchise comes to theatres in November 2019.

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The upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie now has an official release date--and it's a bit later than originally expected. The film, which is coming from Sony's Paramount film studio, will come to theatres on November 15, 2019, which is just before Thanksgiving.

The release date news comes by way of The Hollywood Reporter. When the film was originally announced in 2016, Sega said it was expected in 2018, so this is a delay. The last we heard, the untitled movie is expected to mix animation and live-action, though details about the plot and cast are being kept under wraps for now.

Sonic Forces
Sonic Forces

Jeff Fowler is directing the Sonic movie, making his directorial debut for a feature-length film with the project. He has experience and has captured acclaim with animated projects before, however. He directed the 2004 Oscar-nominated animated short Gopher Broke, the animation for which was done by the prolific and celebrated video game effects studio Blur.

The Fast and the Furious producer Neal H. Moritz is producing the Sonic movie. The Sonic movie's script is being written by Pat Casey and Josh Miller, the duo who created the Fox show Golan the Insatiable.

2016 marked the 25th anniversary of the Sonic franchise. The latest instalments in the series were Sonic Mania and Sonic Forces, both of which were released in 2017.

While you have to wait a bit longer for the Sonic movie, the new Tomb Raider movie starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft is coming out in March. You can watch the newest trailer for the movie here.

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sakaiXx

Just because u finally have 1 good game in the last 20 years doesnt give you the right to finally make a movie.

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Brettsky128

Maybe they'll get Ryan Reynolds to voice Sonic.

You know, I wrote that as a joke in relation to him voicing Pikachu, but actually Ryan Reynolds would make a decent Sonic now that I think about it.

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lionheartssj1

Do you no da way?

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wicked_laugh

As long as they stick to the source material and don't recast Sonic as some marsupial or god forbid, a red badger.

Joking aside, really? A sonic movie? I guess. If it's going to come out, please let it be a live adaptation of the 2006 Sonic the Hedgehog game, and have Lacey Chabert reprise her role of the princess that falls for Sonic. I'd dig that. I'd dig that A L O T. (loud heavy breaths)

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GleenCross

This shit is never going to die -_-

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MJ12-Conspiracy

@gleencross: sh**t never dies, it just festers and smells of ass.....or is it ass smells of sh**t??? bleah, whatever.......lolz

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MJ12-Conspiracy

animated and live action elements??? sooooo......Who Framed Sonic The Hedgehog then??? do we get a Bob Hoskins type to go along with it??

Stop laughing!!! videogames die when they laugh lolz

come on man, you never seen Roger Rabbit??? one of Chris Lloyd's best roles really next to Kruge the klingon and Doc Brown....

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redhedjack

The guys who made Golan the Insatiable??

I'm... actually kinda intrigued...