Jim Carrey plays Robotnik in Sonic the Hedgehog movie!
Deadline reports that the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has found its villain with the addition of comedian Jim Carrey, who will be playing Robotnik in the movie. Carrey joins a cast for the live action / animation hybid, which includes Ride Along 's Tika Sumpter and Westworld s James Marsden.
Also known as dr. Eggman, Robotnik was for decades the main antagonist of the Sonic series and made his debut in the first game of the series.
Sonic the Hedgehog will focus on popular games and focus on Sonic's attempts to fight against the evil Doctor Robotnik, who is in search of the Chaos Emeralds. This is the first time the Sonic games have been adapted for the big screen, but the character has already appeared in Wreck-It Ralph and this year Ready Player One ] Neal H Moritz of Original Film Inc. ( Fast and Furious series) will produce the adaptation set to Jeff Fowler (Blur Studio, Academy Award nomination for 2005 Best Animated Short Film Gopher Broke ) direct and Deadpool 's Tim Miller executive producer. The film Sonic the Hedgehog will be released on November 15, 2019
Sonic the Hedgehog was first seen in 1991 on the SEGA Genesis. Since then, the character was inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame in 2016 at the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, New York. Most recently, the popular franchise has seen two new hit releases in 2017, Sonic Mania and Sonic Forces (PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC). Total Packaged and Digital Download Selling Count Over 360 Million Units
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