October 1, 2022

Excellent news for all of the “Sonic the Hedgehog” followers, because the official social media deal with of the film franchise has introduced the discharge date.

The official Twitter deal with revealed Monday the third installment of the franchise was slated to launch in theaters on Dec. 20, 2024.

“Operating quicker, flying increased, and punching more durable,” they wrote. “#SonicMovie3 hits theaters on December 20, 2024.”

The tweet additionally featured a GIF of all three important characters – Sonic, Tails and Knuckles.

Followers instantly shared their pleasure within the feedback part. The tweet obtained greater than 76K likes, and over 19K retweets inside 24 hours.

“Sonic 2 was among the finest films of the yr, I hope this film does the identical as sonic 2 did too,” one of many followers wrote, whereas one other one questioned why the discharge date has been scheduled after two years to which a fan responded, “It is in all probability 2 years *as a result of* it is a CGI heavy film. That stuff takes time.”

The primary installment of the franchise, “Sonic the Hedgehog,” was launched in June 2020. “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” was launched in April, this yr. The flicks are diversifications of the online game sequence of the identical title.

Ben Schwartz, who voiced Sonic the Hedgehog’s character within the first two installments, opened up concerning the third film in Might.

“It is very thrilling and surreal,” Schwartz stated. “I have been doing voiceover since 2005, so it feels actually thrilling that one thing I did within the VO world is beginning to hit with folks and individuals are getting excited by it.”

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“For [‘Sonic 2’], we blew it out a lot, and for ‘3,’ [sic] it will be bananas, it will be loopy! I am unable to wait,” he added.

The second installment of the franchise launched well-liked characters from the online game sequence, like Knuckles and Tails. Since then, followers have been excited to see extra of them.

The producers of the franchise, Toby Ascher and Neal H. Moritz, additionally disclosed beforehand they had been planning to increase the franchise by inventive “Sonic cinematic universe.”

Furthermore, the director of the franchise Jeff Fowler additionally teased there could possibly be a spin-off sequence based mostly on Knuckles’ character.

Sega introduced two new Sonic video games that may launch in 2017. Right here, a “Sonic the Hedgehog” balloon floats round Columbus Circle throughout the eighty fifth annual Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade in New York, Nov, 24, 2011.
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