Director Jeff Fowler has announced via Twitter that production on the Sonic The Hedgehog 2 has begun today in Vancouver. Jeff posted a logo for the sequel that is teasing the inclusion of Sonic’s sidekick Tails.
The original film was one of the few movies to earn over $300 million last year (due to the pandemic) as it’s global box office cume was $319.7 million on a budget of $85 million.
Ben Schwartz and Jim Carrey are returning to the roles of Sonic and Dr. Robotnik.
Sonic 2 has a release date of April 8th, 2022.
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG – The world needed a hero — it got a hedgehog. Powered with incredible speed, Sonic embraces his new home on Earth — until he accidentally knocks out the power grid, sparking the attention of uncool evil genius Dr. Robotnik. Now, it’s supervillain vs. supersonic in an all-out race across the globe to stop Robotnik from using Sonic’s unique power to achieve world domination.
SOURCE: JEFF FOWLER