Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Sonic the Hedgehog movie poster

Who's Involved:

Ben Schwartz, Jeff Fowler, Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Adam Pally, Dan Jevons, Neal H. Moritz, Tika Sumpter, Tim Miller, Neal McDonough, Evan Susser, Van Robichaux, Toby Ascher, Dmitri Johnson, Mie Onishi, Takeshi Ito, Natasha Rothwell, Nan Morales, Haruki Satomi, Masanao Maeda, Hajime Satomi

Release Date:

Friday, February 14, 2020 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

A live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega that centers on the infamously brash bright blue hedgehog. The film follows the (mis)adventures of Sonic as he navigates the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound – human – best friend Tom Wachowski (James Marsden). Sonic and Tom join forces to try and stop the villainous Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his immense powers for world domination. The film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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    The Boss Baby: Family Business, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

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    Nobody's Fool, Tyler Perry's Acrimony

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    ... Robotnik [villain]

    Under the Sea 3D, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

Crew: Who's making Sonic the Hedgehog

A look at the Sonic the Hedgehog behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Evan Susser last wrote Fist Fight and The Jetsons.


Jeff Fowler


Takeshi Ito
Neal H. Moritz
Mie Onishi

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Production: What we know about Sonic the Hedgehog

Key Facts

  1. The game was first released by Sega in 1991.
  2. The plan is to make a hybrid CG-animated/live-action family film (Hollywood Reporter, 10/31/16).

Filming Timeline

On or about January 1, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

On or about May 24, 2019, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about August 29, 2018, the film was in Production status.

On or about December 10, 2017, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about October 2, 2017, the film was in Development status.

Paramount has picked up film rights after Sony Entertainment put it into turnaround.

On or about October 31, 2016, the film was in Development status.

Deadpool director Tim Miller is on-board to executive produce the film.

On or about June 11, 2014, the film was in Development status.

Sonic the Hedgehog Release Date: When was it released?

Sonic the Hedgehog was released in 2020 on Friday, February 14, 2020 (Nationwide release). There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Fantasy Island, The Photograph and Downhill.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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