A brand-new Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie poster is officially here, and it is a treat for longtime fanatics of the collection.
IGN can solely display the new poster, which is evocative of traditional style films like Star Wars in the manner that it matches its heroes with the movie’s quality action sequences. Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and of route, Dr. Robotnik, are all gift, as are the movie’s human heroes, performed via James Marsden and Tika Sumpter.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2’s new poster is a deal with for lovers of the 16-bit originals.
Fans of the video games will no doubt sense a bit of nostalgia searching at some of the pix from the poster, which particularly draw on Sonic’s 16-bit background. Tail’s aircraft can be visible evading Robotnik’s missiles, and Sonic and Knuckles are virtually clashing over a Chaos Emerald.
In wellknown, the sequel looks as if it’s going to lean greater into Sega’s supply cloth than the original launched in 2020, which was a roadtrip film and sci-fi fish out of water comedy that simply passed off to encompass the blue hedgehog.
“Sonic’s first foray into live-motion is a fast-paced joyride that’ll ring in amusement for each fanatics and children,” we stated in our overview of the primary film.
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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has drawn interest for casting Idris Elba, who will play Sonic’s on occasion-buddy and on occasion-foe, Knuckles (who honestly may not be sexy). To capitalize on the excitement of the assertion, Sega is already making plans a live-movement series offering Knuckles a good way to debut on Paramount Plus. A 0.33 film is likewise inside the works.
We’ll be taking a deeper dive into Sonic 2 during IGN Fan Fest 2022, with a purpose to function a panel discussion with some of the forged and team. IGN Fan Fest 2022 is a one-day occasion that kicks off on February 19 at 11am PT / 2pm ET. You can find the entire IGN Fan Fest 2022 time table proper right here.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 debuts in theaters on April eight.
Kat Bailey is a Senior News Editor at IGN