Geoff Keighley, host of the annual Game Awards show, teased in a livestream a few days ago that Sonic may be included in the show in some form when it airs tomorrow.
When asked whether or not the show would include any news regarding the franchise’s 30th anniversary, Keighley said that with the movie coming up they “may do something fun” with the character.
You can check out a recording of the livestream here. Keighley’s comments are at the 12:30 mark.
The Game Awards 2019 will air at 8:30 PM EST on December 12.
In addition, Sonic Movie crosses milestone ahead of release
Shortly after the first trailer debuted to largely negative reactions to Sonic’s physical appearance, Fowler took to social media to announce the redesign. “Thank you for the support. And the criticism,” Fowler wrote. “The message is loud and clear. You aren’t happy with the design and you want changes. It’s going to happen. Everyone at Paramount and Sega are fully committed to making this character the BEST he can be.”
Despite suffering a delay from November 2019 to February 2020, the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie is inching closer to completion. Director Jeff Fowler confirmed that the film’s sound mixing is done.
The November 12 trailer showed off the new Sonic, complete with larger eyes, less muscular legs, and less sharply defined teeth. Ben Schwartz is voicing Sonic in the 2020 animation-live action hybrid. James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, and Jim Carrey co-star. Paramount is opening “Sonic” in theaters nationwide February 14.
Let’s wait for the surprises that Sonic brings