It looks like Sega’s attempt to revive Sonic the Hedgehog is moving forward with Paramount Pictures’ big screen adaptation. The sonic character seems to be all set to come to life on the big screen as details about its production have finally come to light.
A recent listing from Production Weekly has revealed the working title for Sonic The Hedgehog to be ‘Casino Night’. It seems to be a reference to a location which is one of the unique zones from Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
In the game, a Neon type colorful city is introduced as Casino Night Zone. It is quite known among fans for the unique elements present in the city.
Filming of Sonic The Hedgehog is set to begin in Vancouver on July 30. The Production will go on till October 25.
In a recent interview, the President of Sega Sammy Holdings also spoke about the company’s interest in expanding its franchise to new fans and grow its base worldwide.
“We can bring Sonic to the next level and not only bring the Sonic game to existing fans, but we try to grow our fan base worldwide,” said Christine Tan, Sega Sammy Holdings’ President.
Earlier during CinemaCon, the studio also offered first look at the film’s title logo. It was only a matter of time before fans got more updates on the project.
Sonic The Hedgehog, a film which will be a mix of live-action and CGI will be directed by Jeff Fowler, who is making his directorial debut. Neil H. Moritz will be the producer while Dmitri Johnson and Dan Jevons will be serving as co-producers. Toby Ascher will be the executive producer of the project.
More news about the film is expected to come up during the time around E3. Sonic The Hedgehog is expected to hit theatres on November 15, 2019. Keep visiting Pursue News for updates regarding the project and other movies.
Source: Production Weekly
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