Chili canine on the prepared: Sonic the Hedgehog 3 has a filming begin date. In August, Paramount Photos introduced the blue hedgehog could be racing again into theaters on December twentieth, 2024, a launch date lately vacated by one other franchise threequel about blue aliens: James Cameron’s Avatar 3. In keeping with a list on Production List, Sonic 3 is slated to start manufacturing on August thirty first in London. (Whether or not the Blue Blur makes his manufacturing date will depend on the potential SAG-AFTRA strike that would start on July 1st, which might shut down all movie and TV manufacturing as 160,000 actors, voiceover artists, stunt performers, and different media professionals take to the picket traces.)
Pat Casey and Josh Miller, who wrote 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog and co-wrote 2022’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2 with John Whittington, additionally scripted Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Plot particulars stay underneath wraps, however Casey and Miller hinted the threequel would pull from 2001’s Sonic Journey 2 and 2005’s Shadow the Hedgehog video video games after Sonic 2’s post-credits scene teased the anti-hero hedgehog.
“The truth that Shadow is clearly going to be within the franchise shifting ahead, I do not assume it is revealing something to say we would love to include parts from Sonic Journey 2 and Shadow the Hedgehog, his solo spinoff sport,” Miller mentioned throughout a latest Q&A.
Venture Shadow is the creation of Professor Gerald Robotnik, the grandfather of “Eggman” Robotnik, performed by Jim Carrey in Sonic and Sonic 2. (Carrey introduced his retirement from appearing in 2022.)
“I do not know something about [Sonic 3],” Ben Schwartz, who voices the speedy blue hedgehog, beforehand informed ComicBook. “I do know Jim Carrey mentioned that he would possibly retire. I hope that all of us get to return again and do one other one as a result of I might adore it.”
Schwartz continued: “That is one among my favourite characters, so my hope of all hopes is that each one of us come again and we get to make one other one, after which we get so as to add a Shadow. I hope that it retains going. I hope that I preserve doing it as a result of I really like that. I really like that franchise a lot.”
Additionally in improvement is a live-action Knuckles spin-off sequence at Paramount+. Sonic the Hedgehog 3 speeds into theaters December twentieth, 2024.