I am for a Sonic movie, but the “live action” part worries me.
In the age of video game movie adaptations, even some of the most fantastical characters are getting the treatment, including Ratchet and Clank and Sly Cooper. In 2014, we also learned that we’d be getting a Sonic the Hedgehog movie, but today brings new intel, including a release date and just how messed up — sorry, different it will be.
During an interview with The Worldfolio (via Engadget), Sega president and CEO Hajime Satomi said:
Sega Sammy Group is currently planning with Sony Pictures to create a live-action and animation hybrid Sonic the Hedgehog movie scheduled for release in 2018. Like with this CG animation production, we would like to expand our business into other entertainment areas beyond what we are currently involved.
“Live-action and animation hybrid”? Does that mean what I think it means? While, perhaps, it’ll end up being something like Who Framed Roger Rabbit?…
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