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Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog Film Dated for November 15, 2019

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Jeff Fowler directs film with live action, CGI

The Hollywood Reporter reported on Tuesday that Paramount Pictures' Sonic the Hedgehog film is scheduled for November 15, 2019. The website also notes that the film will use "a mix of live action and CGI to bring the character to life."

Jeff Fowler is making is directorial debut with the film. Tim Miller (Deadpool) and Toby Ascher are executive producing with producer Neal Moritz (Fast & Furious franchise) and co-producers Dmitri Johnson and Dan Jevons.

The film project first emerged in 2014 as a hybrid computer-animated and live-action feature film project by Sony and Marza Animation Planet. In February 2016, Sega Sammy Holdings president and CEO Hajime Satomi revealed that Sony Pictures Entertainment was planning the film. The Hollywood Reporter reported in October that Paramount Pictures had acquired the rights to develop the film.

The latest game in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, Sonic Forces, launched for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in November.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter (Aaron Couch) via Siliconera


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