The first trailer for Sonic the hedgehog 2 has been released and shows Idris Elba’s Knuckles battling the iconic speedster.
Sonic the hedgehog was one of the few surprise movie stories of 2020. Although the first trailers for the movie looked bad, it turned out to be a great movie in the end. The film currently has a 63% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, earning over $319 million worldwide on a budget of $85 million. A sequel was soon put in development.
Since the first movie was released, news about Sonic The hedgehog 2 slowly seeped out with packaging production in July. This included the casting of Idris Elba as Knuckles, although it was not known what role he would play in the film. Thanks to the trailer, we now know that he will help Jim Carry’s Doctor Robotnik.
Earlier today the first trailer for Sonic the hedgehog 2 was released and features a new collaboration with longtime ally Tails, Chaos Emeralds, the return of Doctor Robotnik and Idris Elba’s Knuckles sweeping the floor with Sonic. You can watch the full trailer online:
Here’s the official synopsis for it Sonic the hedgehog 2:
The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for a higher level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2. After settling in on Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a world journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands. From the filmmakers behind it The Fast and the Furious and DeadpoolSONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 stars James Marsden, Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally and Jim Carrey return, alongside new additions Shemar Moore, with Idris Elba as the voice of Knuckles, and Colleen O’ Shaughnessey as the voice of Tails.
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 is based on the characters from the SEGA video game and is directed by Jeff Fowler. Starring James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore, Colleen O’Shaughnessey starring Idris Elba and Jim Carrey. The script for the film is written by Pat Casey & Josh Miller and John Whittington from the story of the latter two.
Sonic the hedgehog 2 is currently released on April 8, 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest on the upcoming movie and subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.