The first images from the set Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has given us a first look at Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles the Red Echidna’s physical stand-in during a filming scene. The images acquired by Tails’ Channel also show Tika Sumpter and James Marsden, running from or toward something in a scene. Sumpter and Marsden will reprise their role as Maddie Wachowski and Tom Wachowski, respectively.
Ben Schwartz is returning as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog. Colleen O’Shaughnessey will voice Tails in the movie. O’Shaughnessey also voiced the character in the video game series. There are no reports on who will voice Knuckles the Red Echidna in the sequel, but there rumors that Jason Momoa (Aquaman) was approached to voice the character. In addition, a video from the film set post by Instagram user JACK 96.9 Vancouver, shows Jim Carrey as Doctor Eggman.
Jeff Fowler is directing with Pat Casey and Josh Miller returning to write the film’s script. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 opens in theaters April 8, 2022.