To say that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was profitable can be an understatement. The best-grossing online game movie in U.S. historical past already had a confirmed threequel within the works, however at the moment we came upon precisely once we’ll see Sonic and associates return to the massive display, and it’ll be chillier than regular.
The official film Twitter account announced the unofficially titled Sonic the Hedgehog 3 will premiere in theaters on December 20, 2024. This marks an enormous seasonal shift for the franchise as Sonic 1 and a couple of arrived through the first halves of their respective years, with the primary film premiering on Valentine’s Day and the second arriving in April.
The tweet doesn’t reveal the rest in regards to the movie, however in case you’ve seen the post-credits scene for Sonic 2, you have already got a superb inkling of the place the collection is headed.
December 2024 is a good distance off, however Paramount plans to fill the hole with a live-action collection starring Idris Elba’s Knuckles hitting Paramount+ subsequent 12 months. There’s additionally Sonic Prime, Netflix’s animated collection that, whereas disconnected from the movie universe, gives one other avenue to benefit from the Blue Blur on the small display. With the following huge online game, Sonic Frontiers, slated to launch this fall, the following few years look fairly shiny for Sega’s mascot.
You may learn our evaluate of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 right here.