A third live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film is on the way in which, and it’s set for launch on December twentieth, 2024, the movie’s official Twitter account has confirmed.
There’s no phrase but on whether or not Ben Schwartz will return in the titular function, or whether or not director Jeff Fowler, or writers Pat Casey and Josh Miller can be again both. This launch date, although, places it straight up towards James Cameron’s second Avatar sequel, presently being produced underneath the working title Avatar 3. It’s the blue CGI character showdown we’ve all been ready for.
Development on the third Sonic movie was first announced in February, alongside the information that Paramount and Sega had been additionally engaged on a live-action collection that includes Idris Elba’s Knuckles for streaming service Paramount Plus. It appears protected to imagine, then, that Elba will return for Sonic’s third live-action outing.
What’s much less sure, as Polygon points out, is whether or not Jim Carrey will return as Doctor Robotnik. The actor mentioned that he was “fairly serious” about retiring from appearing in an interview with Access Hollywood. “I have enough. I’ve done enough. I am enough,” Carrey mentioned on the time. The movie’s producers subsequently confirmed that they wouldn’t recast Robotnik if Carrey does retire.
Aside from the widespread mockery that the initial design for Sonic generated, the franchise’s two stay motion movies have been wildly profitable on the field workplace. Between them, they’ve grossed over $700 million internationally, making them two of essentially the most successful film video game adaptations ever made.
The highest grossing particular person online game adaptation, nonetheless, stays Duncan Jones’ Warcraft, which was launched in 2016 and has since grossed almost $440 million worldwide (buoyed largely by a rapturous reception in China).