James Marsden To Star in Sonic the Hedgehog Movie3 weeks ago by Adrianna Codispoti in Games, Movie News
Notable actor James Marsden, star of HBO’s, Westworld, will make his next appearance in Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog. The movie is an adaptation of the popular video game from SEGA and will premiere in theaters on November 15, 2019.
This is not the first time Marsden has done live-action/animation as he appeared in ‘Hop’ in 2011.
Sonic the Hedgehog first appeared on the SEGA Genesis in 1991. In 2016, the popular character was inducted into the “World Video Game Hall of Fame”. Newest video game releases include ‘Sonic Mania’ and Sonic Forces’ in 2017.
The video game based film will focus on Sonic’s battle with Doctor Robotnik who is on a mission to retrieve the Chaos emeralds. This will not be Sonic’s first appearance on the big screen, as he appeared in both ‘Wreck-it-Ralph’ and ‘Ready Player One’.
The film will be produced by Neal. H Moritz from the ‘Fast and Furious’ series and directed by Jeff Fowler.