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Sonic Movie Delayed Until 2020 - News

by Adam Cartwright , posted on 24 May 2019 / 1,521 Views

The upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie, which faced a significant amount of backlash upon the release of the debut trailer (including forcing the director to concede that the lead character would be redesigned to address fan concerns) will now be releasing in February 2020, the director has revealed on Twitter:

The film was originally scheduled to release on the 8th of November, 2019. Presumably, the delay is related to the work required to 'fix' the design of Sonic.


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17 Comments

deskpro2k3 (on 24 May 2019)

That's good. A delayed movie has the potential to be great, a rushed one can be terrible. Same goes for games.


DialgaMarine (on 24 May 2019)

Wow. I guess they're serious about the redesign. I really hope we get a solid looking Sonic.


Bristow9091 (on 24 May 2019)

The fact that they've taken this seriously and have delayed the film to help get Sonic right for the fans makes me really want to go and watch it once it releases, even if it ends up an awful film in terms of story etc. this is the sort of thing I want to support!


StreaK (on 25 May 2019)

Dude, well said!


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Mystro-Sama (on 24 May 2019)

I love how Sega and the studio are open to constructive criticism. If only other companies were like that.


V-r0cK (on 24 May 2019)

How about when they finalize this new design they show it to us right away before redoing all the CGI of Sonic and releasing another trailer that may look just as bad and have time wasted again. And did anybody get fired for this? lol


StriderKiwi (on 25 May 2019)

Word is the producers were behind the bad design choice so, can't exactly fire the guys funding your movie.


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IkePoR (on 25 May 2019)

I doubt they'll (wisely) show their hand before final production. This is costing them, quite possibly more than the movie will make. February is basically an entire extra year of production.


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Nautilus (on 25 May 2019)

Gotta go slow!


Azzanation (on 24 May 2019)

That's good. More TLC and the movie has protential.


Zenos (on 24 May 2019)

It will still likely be terrible, but at least it may look better.


Chris Hu (on 26 May 2019)

Its still not going to be very good that is why they are releasing it in February.


KManX89 (on 24 May 2019)

Daily reminder that no matter how much you polish a turd, it's still gonna stink.


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SuperRetroTurbo (on 24 May 2019)

I seriously hope this makes all those spoiled brat sounding keyboard warriors happy. I mean, Sonic? The character has been through it all and this is supposed to help? A bad movie is a bad movie, regardless of appearance. I could see if the critics condemned the story but this is proof that social media can be a bad thing. Miyamoto was once quoted saying something along the lines of not letting the audience dictate his direction when creating games. And I respect him for that. At first I was indifferent to the success of this moviem but now...I genuinely HOPE it fails. Brats.


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Immersiveunreality (on 24 May 2019)

I don't really know how to feel about this,it will likely be a bad movie with a good sonic design so still not enough to make me interested but will feel sorry for the people that put all the work into the redesign if it still fails.


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Azzanation (on 25 May 2019)

To be fair, Hollywood has destroyed many gaming franchises because they think they know what we like and Sonic Movie is another example of that.


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