Columbia Pictures working on "dark, edgy" Sonic the Hedgehog movie

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  1. Gahars
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    There is no word yet if Sonic will have to go fast at any point in the film, nor if it will feature any original characters, like OC the Hedgehog, my personal favorite.

    With Sonic Boom on the horizon as well, it looks like we can look forward to a Sonic bust.
     


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    Whether or not Sonic can "dark and gritty" is something myself and Guild have clashed about before. Now, personally, I think it can. Not to look too far for examples, the world presented in SatAM or Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie was ruined and anything but a happy place. It was still catered for the children, sure, but it wasn't all crayons, rainbows and ponies. If the content is handled right, this can work perfectly fine. If the script is crap and the whole thing is directed as a goofy and awkward attempt at being ultra-serious, it's going to fall flat on its face.
     
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    I'm fine with Sonic Boom, but this. Oh god why. I hope this doesn't happen.
     
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    ...I might see this for a laugh.
     
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    Sonic 06 the movie.
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    A sneak peek at the poster


    And I have to side with Guild here. Sonic is not a character that can sustain any sort of serious story because Sonic isn't a character. He's just an obnoxious attitude, and a relic of a bygone time desperate to prove its relevance. Even in the supposedly "good" Sonic the Hedgehog stories, Sonic is the absolute worst part.
     
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    And at this point, the old saying comes in full effect - "opinions are like arseholes - everybody has one". :P

    The fact that Sonic doesn't exactly have an incredibly developed backstory can be an advantage, simply because you can slap one to him and it won't seem terribly out of place. To me, he was always the "rebelious 80'ties/90'ties teenager with a heart of gold that does whatever he wants but in the end makes all the right choices" and although that's terribly cliche, I find it likable nonetheless.

    It does sound like a recipe for disaster - don't get me wrong, we're on the same page here. All I'm saying is that I can see it working out if handled correctly.
     
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    This will only end well..notice the sarcasm.


    For me at least sonic was about going through wacky adventures and such, I'm not a fan of "edgyness"

    so yeah, not much faith in this project.
     
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    Guys...1st of april isn't till next week. Can we please hold off the entries until then?

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    ...

    This IS a joke, right? :unsure:
     
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    Like most movies based on video games, this one will probably suck too.
     
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    Finally. Just what I've been waiting for. Can't wait for the inevitable edgy, dark, mature sex scenes.
     
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    i know how about....


    a movie called "sonic: Lord of the rings"

    sonic is a crack addict who sells his a-hole ring to buy more crack.




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    I'd watch it
     
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    God.
    Shadow the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog both tried to be dark and edgy and both were flops story wise.
     
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    Shadow the Hedgehog was a storyline flop because it unnecessarily introduced Black Arms when there was absolutely no need to introduce new antagonists to the series. Shadow could've been easily pitted against GUN or Eggman as it was, the aliens came out of nowhere and on top of that their designs weren't particularly inspired.
     
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    They are bound to pick up my submission. It is too awesome not to include :tpi:
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    Here's the official poster:
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