Sonic the Hedgehog was undoubtedly one of the most popular video game characters of the 1990s, and while these glory days are long gone, Sega's super fast rodent protagonist has been racing in video games as well as cartoons and comics. However, his profile will soon get a big boost, as it was announced in 2014 that a live action / CGI Sonic the Hedgehog movie will hit the screens and today bring the word that it looks like Jim Carrey soon as Sonic's archenemy Robotnik, alias Doctor Eggman, included in the cast.
According to THR, Jim Carrey is in the final negotiations to play Robotnik in the film Sonic the Hedgehog Unlike the eponymous protagonist, Carreys Robotnik will be a live-action character unlike a CGI creation. As soon as his deal is completed, Carrey joins a cast that currently consists of James Marsden and Tika Sumpter. In recent years, Carrey's roles have included Kick-Ass 2 The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Dumb and Dumber to and Dark Crimes and he will be in later this year to be seen on the Showtime series Kidding . Sonic the Hedgehog could be a chance for Carrey to re-channel the manic energy he showed early in his film career in such films as Ace Ventura and . The mask .
Robotnik was part of the Sonic the Hedgehog series from the beginning and debuted with the eponymous protagonist of the simply titled video game Sonic the Hedgehog . A mad scientist notorious for his robot creations, Robotnik seeks to conquer the world to rule his Eggman empire. He often tries to accomplish this goal by using the power of Chaos Emeralds, and although he usually has to compete with Sonic and his allies, there have been times when Robotnik and Sonic had to band together to tackle a greater threat  No plot details have yet been released for the film Sonic the Hedgehog including the question of whether the main story is in Sonic's World or whether we have a Smurf similar scenario where the Sonic Characters are thrown into our reality, ie the "real world". The film is staged by Jeff Fowler, the lead actor in the film, who staged the 2005 Oscar-nominated short film Gopher Broke . Deadpool Tim Miller and Neal H. Moritz from the Fast and the Furious series are pending as producers.
Sonic the Hedgehog will be released on cinemas on November 15, 2019, so stay tuned to CinemaBlend for more updates on its development. In the meantime, check out our release plan for 2018 to see which films will come out later this year.