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Sonic the Hedgehog movie has been delayed into next year

Posted by: on eurogamer May 24, 2019

Paramount's much-maligned Sonic the Hedgehog movie project has been delayed by a little over three months, and will now release on 14th February, 2020.

The Sonic movie was originally scheduled to hit cinemas on 7th November this year - until, that is, fan ridicule reached fever-pitch following the release of the film's first trailer last month. There was already deep scepticism surrounding the art choices Paramount had made in reimagining Sonic for the big screen, beginning almost immediately with the very first character reveal. However, when the world finally got a proper look at movie Sonic in action, the entire cinematic endeavour was hit with a tidal wave of online disapproval.

Days after the trailer first landed on the internet, the Sonic movie's director, Jeff Fowler, took to Twitter, writing, "The message is loud and clear... you aren't happy with the design & you want changes." These changes would now be made, he pledged, insisting that, "Everyone at Paramount & Sega are fully committed to making this character the BEST he can be..."

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Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania is an all-new adventure with Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles full of unique bosses, rolling 2D landscapes, and fun classic gameplay.

Developer: Christian Whitehead,Headcannon,PagodaWest Games

Publisher: SEGA