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Paramount Releases ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ Trailer and Images

The Blue Blur returns to theaters April 8, 2022, with an all-star cast including James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, and Jim Carrey; new additions include Idris Elba and Colleen O'Shaughnessey.

Ready, set, go! Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is coming to theaters April 8, 2022. And, just to whet your appetite, Paramount has released new images and a trailer for the highly anticipated live-action/3DCG hybrid film featuring the world’s most famous blue hedgehog. He’s coming back and bringing his adventures to the next “sonic” level.

After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 stars James Marsden; Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic; Tika Sumpter; Natasha Rothwell; Adam Pally; and Jim Carrey. New additions include Shemar Moore, with Idris Elba as the voice of Knuckles, and Colleen O'Shaughnessey as the voice of Tails.

Ged Wright is the film’s production VFX supervisor, with DNEG, Marza Animation Planet, and MPC Film providing visual effects production.

The movie is produced by Paramount Pictures in association with the SEGA Sammy Group, Marza Animation Planet, and Blur Studio. Directed by Jeff Fowler, the screenplay is by Pat Casey, Josh Miller, and John Whittington. Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher, Toru Nakahara, and Hitoshi Okuno serve as producers. Haruki Satomi, Yukio Sugino, Shuji Utsumi, Nan Morales, and Tim Miller serve as executive producers.

Source: Paramount Pictures