The Sonic the Hedgehog Film Speeds Right into a New 2020 Launch Date

The forthcoming Sonic the Hedgehog film has been formally delayed. Initially scheduled to hurry into theaters on November eight, 2019, it’ll now be launched on February 14, 2020, about three months later. The director, Jeff Fowler, introduced the information on Twitter:

Taking somewhat extra time to make Sonic good.#novfxartistswereharmedinthemakingofthismovie

— Jeff Fowler (@fowltown) Might 24, 2019

The delay comes after the primary Sonic trailer dropped to overwhelmingly unfavourable evaluations. Whereas there was criticism geared toward numerous parts of the traier, together with using Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise, a lot of the unfavourable press centered on the design of Sonic himself. Not like his regular online game counterpart, the cinema Sonic was designed with a extra “practical” aesthetic, full with humanoid proportions and a full set of enamel.

Following a swell of unfavourable backlash, Fowler introduced that the Sonic’s design could be up to date to be extra in-line with the normal Sonic look. Nonetheless, many puzzled how this could be attainable with the movie set to launch only some months later. Fortunately, Fowler and Paramount (who’s distributing the movie) opted to push the movie again in an effort to accomplish this, doubtlessly lessening the chance of overworking the animators.

After all, altering the design of Sonic can solely achieve this a lot to enhance the movie. Because the movie itself is unlikely to vary considerably on this delay, the trailer remains to be most likely an excellent indication at what we are able to count on when Sonic the Hedgehog releases. We most likely gained’t get a have a look at this second incarnation of big-screen Sonic for a while, so we should all wait in anticipation for his grand re-reveal.

Sonic the Hedgehog stars Ben Schwartz as Sonic and Jim Carrey as Physician Robotnik. As of proper now, no different characters from the Sonic video games are confirmed to be on this. Sonic the Hedgehog will launch in theaters on February 14, 2020.

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