A Sonic the Hedgehog movie is on its way. The popular SEGA franchise is reported to being made into a movie with Paramount snapping up the film rights.
Neal H. Moritz will be producing the movie under his Original Film banner. Alongside him will be Deadpool director, Tim Miller who has taken on the Executive Producer role, as well as Toby Ascher. Jeff Fowler, of Blur Studio, has taken up the role of Director, making it his first feature Directorial debut, with Dimitri Johnson and Dan Jevons serving as co-producers.
The popular franchise focuses on the titular character, Sonic and his friends, Tails and Knuckles, running around at top speed collecting various items, defeating robotic enemies and earning points all in their quest to stop the evil Dr. Robotnik from taking over the world. Details of the story for the movie have yet to be released.