The trailer for ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ promises even more speed, action and nods to video games

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The Sonic movie was one of the last great pre-pandemic surprises that the cinema gave us: nobody was betting too much on it, especially after production decided to stop for almost a year to retouch the main character, the victim of a backslash negative on the part of the fans that forced its creators to rethink the film. For once, the fandom was right. And even most surprising: for once, the authors yielding to their demands resulted in a better film.

At Paramount they found that what Sonic fans wanted was not a juvenile adaptation of Sega’s mythical blue hedgehog, but a genuine adaptation of the video games, with its ingenuity, its fast-paced pace and its eccentric cartoon aesthetic. This sequel seems to corroborate that the message has been understood and even everything that worked in that one has been enhanced.

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For this reason, this sequel, which opens in just fifteen days, on April 1, It comes loaded with nods to the saga, many more than those exhibited in the first installment.. Robotnik’s mustache, his giant gadgets taken directly from the games, the mythical soundtrack, Tails and Knuckles faithfully inspired by their references and with a plot (that of the Chaos Emeralds) that seems based on ‘Sonic 3’.

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Paramount seems to have found a new gold mine in Sonic, and has already promised a third movie and a series for Paramount+. The litmus test for everything to be executed is that this first sequel gels, but the trailer aims very high: racing, humor, a very honest and comforting channeling of what poochie who had the Sega mascot (that snowboard) and a plethoric Jim Carrey. For when adaptation of ‘Dr. Robotnik Mean Bean Machine’?

The Sonic movie was one of the last great pre-pandemic surprises that the cinema gave us: nobody was betting too…

The Sonic movie was one of the last great pre-pandemic surprises that the cinema gave us: nobody was betting too…

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