Sonic The Hedgehog To Be A Juvenile Delinquent In New Film?

 

It was revealed not long ago that a CGI/live-action Sonic The Hedgehog movie got the green light.  Sigh.  As we know, video games have not transferred well to the big screen.  Some at least look like they would transition to the theater better than others, but I just can’t see a CGI/live-action Sonic movie doing well.

While we know our favorite hedgehog has a bit of attitude (remember when he would tap his foot waiting on the Sega Genesis games?), but Deadline has reported that the movie version of Sonic will be a juvenile delinquent. During a discussion with Paramount chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos and producer Neil H. Moritz, it was revealed that:

“During the discussion, Moritz shared with the audience how he sold Gianopulos on making an animated version of Sonic, a classic Sega video game characterThe Paramount boss was well aware of the fact that video games don’t translate successfully to film, but there was a hook, and Moritz made a short clip to show exactly what the tone and theme would be for the furry blue character.”

“Gianopulos was sold on Sonic‘s story. ‘He’s a juvenile delinquent on the adventures in a pretty straight rural environment with a local policeman. It was instantly engaging and it was good enough where you could see where it’s going,’ he said.”

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Hmm, sounds…interesting? (Not sure if that is the word for it).  It still seems like quite the gamble, but I could be wrong (my wife usually tells me I am). Do you want to see a Sonic movie as a juvenile delinquent on the run from police? Leave your thoughts in the usual place, and thanks for reading!

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Source: Deadline

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