Paramount Pictures Acquires Sonic the Hedgehog Live-action Film Right.

Paramount Pictures has allegedly acquired the right for the live-sction film adaptation of Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog. The project was previously a partnership between Film banner and Sony Entertainment.

Tim Miller ( Deadpool) and Jeff Fowler will direct the live-action adaptation. Patrick Casey and Josh Miller will write the film scripts. Neal Moritz (Fast & Furious franchise) still attached to the project as executive producer. Dmitri Johnson and Dan Jevons are co-producing the project. The film will be a live-action and CGI animated.

Sonic the Hedgehog was first released by Sega for arcades in 1991. The game has since spawned several animated series and comic book tie-ins.

Sonic the Hedgehog live-action film doesn’t have a release date yet.