At the conclusion of 2020s Sonic the Hedgehog, fans were treated with the first look at Sonic’s sidekick Tails. As production has begun on the sequel, the popular character Knuckles was revealed on the set of the sequel.
Since the sequel was greenlit last year, there have been rumors that Knuckles would be involved in some capacity. On Tuesday, an image from the set was posted by the Sonic the Hedgehog News & Updates – Tails’ Channel on Twitter!
At the conclusion of 2020 Sonic the Hedgehog, fans were treated with the first look at Sonic’s sidekick Tails. As production has begun on the sequel, the popular character Knuckles was revealed on the set of the sequel.
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 is directed by Jeff Fowler and written by Pat Casey and Josh Miller. It stars Ben Schwartzreprising his role as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog, alongside Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik, and James Marsden and Tika Sumpter. It is the second installment in a planned Sonic the Hedgehog film series.
The idea of a sequel to Sonic the Hedgehogwas first brought up by Carrey, who expressed interest in reprising his role as Robotnik in such a sequel. Following the favorable critical reception and financial success of the first film, several cast and crew members, including director Fowler, expressed interest in developing a sequel closer to the original video games, while Marsden revealed that he signed-up for several sequels in March 2020. A sequel was confirmed in May 2020, with most of the crew set to return. Filming began in March 2021, and will conclude in mid-May of the same year.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is scheduled for release in the United States on April 8, 2022, by Paramount Pictures.