With Sonic the Hedgehog 2 ready to speed into theaters on April 8, SEGA and Paramount has announced that the third film has begun production along with a new live action series planned for Paramount+. Idris Elba will continue on as the voice of Knuckles the Echidna for the upcoming series.
SEGA CEO Haruki Satomi said about the announcement:
“We are delighted to announce that the third Sonic theatrical film and the first live action Sonic series for Paramount+ are being actively developed. We’ve got a remarkable partnership with Paramount, and we are excited to continue expanding the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise with them. 2022 is shaping up to be a significant year for the franchise with the second film being released this April, as well as Sonic Frontiers, the highly anticipated video game title, coming this holiday. Sonic has been beloved by fans across the world for over 30 years and we look forward to continuing to bring memorable moments and experiences to them for many years to come.”
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Game Spot trailer
Source: Press Release, Variety