Sonic will once again get the live-action movie treatment as a third installment has been announced and is said to be officially in development at Paramount. Moreover, Paramount announced that a live-action Knuckles TV series will air next year, with the character voiced by Idris Elba.
#SonicMovie3 is officially in development from @ParamountPics and @SEGA! Plus, next year a new original #Knuckles series with @IdrisElba is coming to #ParamountPlus. #SonicMovie2 hits theaters April 8! pic.twitter.com/M0EM3NNd2p— Paramount+ (@paramountplus) February 15, 2022
"We've got a remarkable partnership with Paramount, and we are excited to continue expanding the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise with them," Sega CEO Haruki Satomi said.
A special message about the future of the Sonic franchise from the CEO of SEGA CORPORATION, Haruki Satomi: pic.twitter.com/i3XX5YwsY3— Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) February 15, 2022
The Sonic the Hedgehog 2 live-action movie premieres this April 8th.