First ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Trailer Brings The Classic Video Game Character To Life

Paramount has released the first trailer for the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film, which brings the Sega character to life.

Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the most iconic and beloved video game characters of all-time. Later this year, the Sega character will make his cinematic debut, which Paramount has just shared the first look at. Leaked images of Sonic himself and Jim Carrey’s Dr. Robotnik have surfaced prior, but the first trailer offers a proper glimpse at the video game world being brought to life. You can watch the first trailer below:

What are your thoughts on the trailer? Are you a fan of Sonic’s cinematic look? Comment below!

An official synopsis has yet to be released. It’s known that the Sonic the Hedgehog film will follow Small-town sheriff Tom Wachowski and the titular character as they embark on a road trip to San Francisco in a race to recover the blue hedgehog’s rings before the villainous Dr. Robotnik. Westworld actor James Marsden stars in the film along with Ben Schwartz who provides the voice for the film’s Sonic.

Directed by Jeff Fowler from a script written by Patrick Casey, Josh Miller, and Oren Uziel, Sonic the Hedgehog also stars Tika Sumpter as Mrs. Wachowski, Lee Majdoub as Stone and Frank C. Turner as Crazy Carl. Adam Pally, Natasha Rothwell, Neal McDonough, Debs Howard, and Elfina Luk also star in undisclosed roles. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice composer Tom Holkenborg, a.k.a. Junkie XL, will score the film.

Sonic the Hedgehog is scheduled to be released in theaters on November 8, 2019.

‘The Lion King’ Photos Offer New Look At Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Scar

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The Lion King Scar Chiwetel Ejiofor DisneyEntertainment Weekly has unveiled new photos from Disney's The Lion King remake that offer another look at several characters, including Chiwetel Ejiofor's Scar.

Disney's line-up of live-action remakes continues with 2019's The Lion King and now a new set of photos offers fans another look at the photo-realistic versions of several beloved characters from the animated classic. In addition to a new photo of Chiwetel Ejiofor's Scar, the villainous brother of King Mufasa and uncle of future king Simba, the latest collection of images reveal new looks at Rafiki, a classic scene in which Mufasa teaches his son about the kingdom, Timon and Pumba with an adult Simba, young Simba and Nala being lectured by Zazu, and the famous Pride Rock.

Fans can also see a behind-the-scenes look at Donald Glover recording dialogue with the guidance of director Jon Favreau.

You can check out the photo of Chiwetel Ejiofor's Scar below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery!

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Are you excited to see Chiwetel Ejiofor's take on Scar, one of the more popular Disney villains? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

Directed by Jon Favreau from a script written by Jeff Nathanson, The Lion King stars Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon.

The Lion King will be released in theaters on July 19, 2019.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.