James Marsden and Tika Sumpter have already embarked on Paramount's video game adaptation.
Jim Carrey is in the final negotiations to join -nominated James Marsden in Paramount Pictures' large-format recording of Sonic the Hedgehog
first-time director Jeff Fowler, known for his 2005 Oscar short, Gopher Broke directs the film, which will merge live action and CGI elements.
Neal H. Moritz produces the Sonic film, with Deadpool director Tim Miller executive producer, along with Toby Ascher. Tika Sumpter also plays a starring role in the movie.
Based on the popular SEGA video game franchise Sonic the Hedgehog revolves around Sonic and his friends as Tails and Knuckles run around collecting items and points while trying to capture the global To defeat the plans of Dr. Eggman Robotnik.
Carrey will play Robotnik, aka Doctor Eggman, a mad scientist and Sonic's archenemy.
For Carrey, the role could set a mark on returning to genres that have made him one of the biggest comedy stars in the world. The actor reached a triple play in 1
The actor has made more serious and dramatic fare in recent years, including Indies The Bad Batch and Dark Crimes . He also starred in Showtime's drama Kidding .