James Marsden to Star in Upcoming ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Film

According to Variety, Paramount’s live-action/animation hybrid Sonic the Hedgehog movie is coming and it will feature Westworld star, James Marsden, as the lead.

Paramount acquired the rights to the classic game last year and it seems that the casting phase is well underway, with rumours that Ant-Man and the Wasp actor, Paul Rudd, is set to co-star alongside Marsden.

Original Sonic the Hedgehog video hame (Courtesy of SEGA)

The original Sonic video game was launched back in 1991 and to date, the franchise has sold over 360 million copies, including physical games for consoles, and digital games for tablets and mobile.

Set to be directed by Jeff Fowler, the upcoming film will mark the first time that Sonic has been adapted for the silver screen.

Are you excited for James Marsden to appear in the Sonic the Hedgehog movie? Be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section below.

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie is set to hit theaters on November 15, 2019.

Source: Variety

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