Sonic The Hedgehog Movie In The Pipeline
Iconic Sega videogame character coming to the big screen courtesy of Sony...
Sonic The Hedgehog is set to hit the big screen in his own movie, it has been revealed.
The Hollywood Reporter broke the story that the spiky blue speedster will be the subject of a film produced by Neal Moritz for Sony.
It reports: "The studio is teaming with Japan-based production company Marza Animation Planet, a division of the Sega Sammy Group, to make a hybrid computer-animated/live-action feature."
Moritz, who produced current hit 22 Jump Street, will be teaming up with writers Evan Susser and Van Robichaux on the project.
And Columbia Pictures president of production Hannah Minghella said: "There are limitless stories to tell with a character like Sonic the Hedgehog and a built-in international fan base.
"Along with our wonderful creative partners at Marza, we're looking to capture everything that generations of fans know and love about Sonic while also growing his audience wider than ever before."