Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Rights Picked up by Paramount

'Sonic the Hedgehog' Movie Races to Paramount (Exclusive)

In fact it looks like we could be getting a new Sonic the Hedgehog movie in the future as it appears that Paramount Pictures has recently landed the rights to the movie. Moritz, Miller, and Fowler have stuck with the project since it was first being developed by Sony, which acquired the film rights from SEGA in 2013. Toby Ascher will also serve as an executive producer. Whether this mixture will be better than a purely animated film, remains to be seen.

How does one go about telling the story of a blue hedgehog that likes to run really fast on the big screen?

After reading the Sonic the Hedgehog movie announcement there's only one question worth asking: Will Sonic the Hedgehog be the first great video game movie?

From a script by Patrick Casey and Josh Miller and directed by Jeff Fowler, Paramount Pictures' Sonic the Hedgehog film hasn't been given a release date.

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The plan for the film is reportedly to blend live-action and CG elements, which likely means that Sonic will be a CGI character in the real world.

It's been nearly a year since we posted about the Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

Housed at Paramount, the film has transitioned from its original placement at Sony. Sonic the Hedgehog's screenwriters are more prolific but their joint credits on titles like Team Hot Wheels: Build the Epic Race don't fill me with optimism.

Despite suffering the wrath of critics, Sonic has survived through cartoons, anime and a comic book series by Archie Comics, which won the Guinness World Records for the longest running comic series based on a video game.

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