Ben Schwartz is Sonic the Hedgehog, Jim Carrey is Dr. Eggman, and Idris Elba is Knuckles the Echidna in Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
The first Sonic the Hedgehog film, tailored from the long-running collection of video video games a couple of wise-cracking blue animal who runs actually actually quick, went by means of numerous modifications earlier than lastly debuting in 2020. First, the unique poster got here out and Sonic’s design frightened folks:
Then they modified it, and the film ended up being a giant hit!
A sequel was inevitable. And what do you do after you’ve already made a film about Sonic the Hedgehog infiltrating the human world and making buddies with James Marsden? You introduce his little buddies from the video games. He’s collected numerous them through the years, together with Tails the helicopter-tailed fox and Knuckles the fist-fighting echidna.
And certainly, Knuckles is on the best way. And he’s performed by none aside from The Suicide Squad star Irdis Elba, as Elba revealed on Twitter:
In the unique film, Sonic was performed by Ben Schwartz, who’s identified for stuff like Parks and Recreation however isn’t an enormous identify. But Jim Carrey performed the villainous Doctor Eggman/Robotnik, so clearly the the producers haven’t any downside with casting celebrities. Idris Elba takes issues to a different degree.
But who’s taking part in Tails? Let the dream casting start.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 premieres on April 8, 2022.
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