The first full trailer of the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has arrived. However, it has been met with widespread criticism.
People aren’t happy with the way Sonic the Hedgehog looks in his new live-action/CG movie. Following the release of the first full trailer, fans have been quick to dismiss the design prompting the movie’s director Jeff Fowler to suggest he’s ready to make amends.
Starring James Marsden, Ben Schwartz (as the voice of Sonic), Jim Carrey (as Dr. Robotnik) and Tika Sumpter, Sonic the Hedgehog has already reportedly had $90 million to spend on production and marketing. Now, with first-time director Fowler suggesting changes are coming, the cost of making this video game to movie adaption could rise significantly.
Fowler, who is better known as a visual effects artist and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for 2004’s film Gopher Broke, acknowledged the criticism and said, “The message is loud and clear… You aren’t happy with the design and you want changes. It’s going to happen. Everyone at Paramount & Sega are fully committed to making this character the BEST he can be…”
If the film stays on schedule it’ll be released in the United States on November 8. It’ll be released in the UK on Boxing Day.