Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Leak Reveals First Images, Even the Creator Hated It
Whether we’re ready for it or not, Paramount Pictures is revving up for a spiffy live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie. However, promotion for the film hasn’t exactly been the smoothest, the hero’s teased human-like appearance inspiring no shortage of groan-inducing dread as well as a hilarious array of memes.
After a series of obscured posters, it appears the newly redesigned Sonic has finally been revealed. By way of a recent leak, our new human-proportioned blue hedgehog looks to be on display for all to see, featuring designs of the character in a number of his familiar poses.
— Tails’ Channel – #SonicMovie News & Updates (@TailsChannel) March 4, 2019
The leak originates from Hamagami/Carroll, a marketing firm who posted the above images as a demonstration of their work. As Paramount likely didn’t appreciate the early Sonic showcase, they’ve all since been taken down, but not before fans could roll out their own reactions on social media. The consensus has been as one might expect, with fans all over the internet ridiculing the bafflingly realistic interpretation.
Chief among these reactions was Yuji Naka, one of the original creators of Sonic the Hedgehog, who expressed both shock and disappointment that the movie had appeared to stray so far from Sonic’s traditional appearance. A loose translation of his thoughts expressed, “I feel that it is important to look at the whole body visual of Sonic and head body and stomach. Did you not get a little more balance?”
— Yuji Naka / 中 裕司 (@nakayuji) March 5, 2019
The rest of the internet’s thoughts weren’t much different:
— Nova (@zupercar1) March 4, 2019
— BossLogic (@Bosslogic) March 5, 2019
sonic look good pic.twitter.com/2nFKSBsRIq
— Hard Rock Nick (@OneTrickTofani) March 5, 2019
— Jake (@MerrilySylver) March 5, 2019
— Jonah Lobe (@Jonahlobe) March 5, 2019
— LadyGT【嬢子愛】 (@LadyGT_DA) March 5, 2019
— TontonSmooth (@AvunculusDulcis) March 5, 2019
— Line (@linesonwhite) March 5, 2019
All the talk over the Sonic movie has me thinking.
Are we ever going to see the Sly Cooper movie ever come out or no? pic.twitter.com/USQfNJhhhf
— AeroArtwork (@AeroArtwork) March 5, 2019
Sonic the Hedgehog is scheduled to release in theaters on November 8th, 2019.
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