After the success of the Sonic movie earlier this year, it’s no surprise that Paramount Pictures and Sega revealed to Variety magazine Thursday afternoon a sequel to the live-action animated film.
The project is in early stages of productionAccording to the source, specialized in shows, the project is in early stages of production, so the cast is unknown, although the return of director Jeff Fowler and screenwriters Pat Casey and Josh Miller would be confirmed .
At first glance, it appeared that the adaptation would fail, due to a premature wave of criticism of the art direction – the same that forced the redesign of Sonic – but despite this, the film managed to record the best opening weekend for a movie. video games in the United States , an even more remarkable feat remembering that it debuted in February.
Meanwhile, SEGA concentrates a lot of attention because according to the Japanese magazine Famitsu, the publisher will make an extremely relevant announcement on June 4 without the nature of it being known so far, beyond the fact that it will not be related to the Dreamcast brand.
The last few years have been positive years for video game adaptations to film, as Detective Pikachu also enjoyed a good reception in 2019. Meanwhile, the film industry is shaping up to resume activities, after the halt due to the health crisis, with Tenet as the first potential blockbuster. The latest trailer for the film debuted on Fortnite last week.