‘Deadpool’s Tim Miller Producing Live-Action ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’
Sonic the Hedgehog, AKA “the blue blur”, is now getting help from Deadpool director Tim Miller in its race toward production. This news comes hot after he left the Deadpool sequel earlier last week.
Miller will serve as executive producer on Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming live action Sonic the Hedgehog adaptation. He will be joining director Jeff Fowler and producer Neal H. Moritz, known for his producing work on the Fast and the Furious series.
This will be a reunion of sorts as Fowler and Miller were collaborators while working at Blue Studio. The duo’s previous projects include the animated short Gopher Broke which was nominated an Oscar in 2005.
Miller had plenty of nice things to say about his cohort:
“Jeff is an incredible director with strong story instincts […] the world of Sonic presents the perfect opportunity for Jeff to leverage his experience in animation to bring new dimension to this iconic character.”
Sonic has been a mainstay in gaming since his debut on the Sega Genesis in 1991. His numerous adventures and colorful allies could make for an exciting movie, and a pretty penny for Sony, if done correctly.
What’s your opinion of Tim Miller’s addition? Do you think the movie will be great? Or will it join the growing heap of bad video game moves? Let us know in the comments below!
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Phone-browsing Wikipedia in one hand and clutching his trusty controller in the other, the legendary Eric Hall spreads his wealth of knowledge as a writer for Don't Feed the Gamers. Be sure to catch his biweekly "Throwback Thursday" segment for a nostalgic look at trivia from the past.