Paramount Pictures started streaming the closing trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 sequel movie on Monday.

The firm additionally revealed a brand new visible based mostly on the cowl artwork of the authentic Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sega Genesis sport:

(*2*)The sequel movie will open in the United States on April 8. The movie will open in Japan on August 19.

Idris Elba performs Knuckles in the upcoming movie, after teasing the position in August previous to the announcement. Colleen O’Shaughnessey reprises her position as Tails. O’Shaughnessey has voiced the character since the 2014 Sonic Boom animated collection.

Paramount Pictures studio introduced in May 2020 that it’s producing a sequel to final 12 months’s Sonic the Hedgehog movie, with Jeff Fowler returning as director, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller as returning scriptwriters. Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher, and Toru Nakahara are credited as producers on the new movie, whereas Hajime Satomi, Haruki Satomi, and Tim Miller are credited as govt producers.

Paramount Pictures introduced in February that it has already began improvement on a 3rd Sonic the Hedgehog movie, in addition to the first live-action collection for the Sonic franchise. The live-action collection will debut on Paramount Pictures‘ Paramount+ streaming service in 2023, and can middle on the character Knuckles, with Idris Elba reprising the position.

Paramount Pictures revealed the film’s emblem — that includes two tails formed after the franchise‘s fox character Tails hanging off of an orange quantity two — in February 2021. Fowler introduced on his Twitter account in March 2021 that manufacturing had formally begun on the movie on the identical day.

The authentic movie earned US$70,002,074 to rank #1 over its Presidents’ Day vacation opening weekend in the U.S. in February 2020. The movie debuted digitally in March 2020, and shipped on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in May 2020.

The Box Office Mojo web site lists the movie with a US$148,974,665 United States gross, overtaking Pokémon Detective Pikachu as the #1 movie in the United States based mostly on a sport. (Detective Pikachu earned US$144,105,346 in the United States.) The movie has earned the equal of US$170,741,018 internationally, for a US$319,715,683 complete worldwide gross.

Ben Schwartz (DuckTales, Parks and Recreation) voiced the title character Sonic in the authentic movie, which opened in the U.S. in February 2020. James Marsden (Westworld, X-Men) and Tika Sumpter starred in the movie, and Jim Carrey (The Truman Show, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective) performed the villain Robotnik.

Source: Paramount PicturesYouTube channel and Twitter account