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Subscriber Account active since. An exclusive Japanese trailer for the upcoming "Sonic the Hedgehog" movie was released Thursday night, and it revealed a tiny version of the beloved hedgehog for the first time ever. In the trailer, little Sonic wears miniature versions of his telltale red sneakers and white gloves as he zooms around Green Hill Zone. The tweet from Sega describes him as "Baby Sonic," but it's fair to say that the little guy is closer to toddler-sized.
Sega chief executive Hajime Satomi reveals the adaptation will hit theaters in And Fowler, a Best Short Film Oscar nominee for writing and directing the anthropomorphic animal romp Gopher Broke , is installed as director. Sega and Paramount release a joint statement that the film is now destined for theaters November 15, Filming begins in and around Vancouver, Canada, the next month.
CNN "Sonic the Hedgehog" ran into a buzz-saw with its first trailer, forcing the filmmakers to go back to the drawing board and perform some hasty digital plastic surgery. If only as much effort had been put into the conception of the film, since the little guy's teeth were only one of the issues that needed to be fixed. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos Sonic's new look dials back the teeth Clearly designed for kids -- with the added bonus of potentially appealing to parents familiar with the nearly year-old Sega game -- the premise is about as simple as it gets. Yet while it's the kind of inoffensive movie that will likely divert younger children over a holiday weekend -- so kudos for the timing -- shrewder adults will politely let some other mom or dad be the one saddled with squiring them.