First ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Poster Arrives, Trailer Debuts Tomorrow

Released just ahead of lockdown in February 2020, Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog movie was an unlikely success story. The live-action/CG hybrid earned $319M worldwide and received great reviews, a rare feat for a video game movie. And so it wasn’t long before a sequel was announced, with the first poster arriving now ahead of tomorrow’s trailer.

The first poster for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 features Sonic soaring high in the sky along with his new pal, Miles “Tails” Power, and being chased by Jim Carrey’s evil Dr. Robotnik, who has found a way to escape the Mushroom Planet with the help of Knuckles the Echidna. Ben Schwartz returns to voice Sonic, with Colleen O’Shaughnessey as Tails and Idris Elba as Knuckles.

The live-action cast remains mostly the same with James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, and Adam Pally all coming back.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 opens April 8th 2022. The trailer arrives tomorrow as part of the Video Game Awards.

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.