Oct. three - — Paramount is developing a film based mostly on well-known video game character Sonic the Hedgehog after acquiring the rights to the character from Sony Photos.
Neal H. Moritz is producing the project after he just lately signed a first-look deal with Paramount, Selection reported. The- studio took over Sonic after Sony let the film rights lapse.
Deadpool director Tim Miller is executive producing together with Miller’s Blu Studio collaborator Jeff Fowler dealing with directing duties.
Paramount has plans to make the movie using both live action & CGI animation, The- Hollywood Reporter reported.
The film was 1st formally announced in Jun. 2016 by Sega, who handles the Sonic the Hedgehog video game collection, as the company celebrated the 25th anniversary of the blue speedster.
The character’s 1st title Sonic the Hedgehog was let go in 1991 for the Sega Genesis. The- collection thus far has sole greater than 360 million copies across numerous gaming platforms. Sega’s most up-to-date game Sonic Mania, arrived in Aug. for the Playstation four, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch & PC.