Based on the long-running (pun intended) Sega video game character and mascot, Sonic is a sprinting blue hedgehog on an endless quest to defeat Doctor Robotnik, a scientist who has imprisoned animals in robots and stolen magical Chaos Emeralds. Standard Sonic stuff then. Until today, the title role still had yet to be filled, but we now know who is playing the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog in the upcoming film. And now he's getting his own movie, and the actor who will voice the speedy, blue hero has been revealed. According to early reports, the film will be a live-action hybrid, focusing on Sonic's time as "a juvenile delinquent on the adventures in a pretty straight rural environment with a local policeman".
Some context for the above tweet, this isn't the first iconic "blue" character from the 90s that Schwartz has voiced.
The Sonic movie is being directed by Jeff Fowler, whose 2005 animated movie Gopher Broke was nominated for an Oscar.
Sonic the Hedgehog is scheduled to start filming this year, with a planned release date of November 15, 2019. Visual effects master and Deadpool director Tim Miller is on board as an executive producer and Neal H. Moritz (the Fast and Furious franchise) is producing too.
Immediately after the first shock, the authorities issued a warning about the possibility of a tsunami , which was later canceled. Chrissy Teigen who is vacationing in nearby Bali witnessed the natural disaster first hand from relatively safe distance.
Chelsea FC will get their Premier League campaign under way with a clash against Huddersfield Town on Saturday. Chelsea have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao .
In Syria killed the head of the research center that develops chemical weapons for the regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad. An Israeli government official declined to comment on reports of Asber's death when asked by Reuters .
The European Tour have apologised after Tommy Fleetwood's Open winnings of nearly £120,000 were sent to the wrong Tommy Fleetwood. And the latter Fleetwood's account is apparently where the former Fleetwood's British Open winnings were deposited.
Manchester United are prepared to make a last ditch attempt to sign Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin, report SkySports . The 32-year-old has plied his trade in the Spanish capital since 2010 following a switch from Villarreal.
But some evacuees have complained of being ignored or experiencing long delays for supplies to arrive at shelters. Authorities are still searching through the rubble left behind on Lombok Island, still hoping to find survivors.
It seems PeeCee is dogged by such rumours and has finally opened up about how much about her life she permits to be public. If such an event is taking place, I'd love to celebrate with her because she is lovely and she deserves all the happiness.
In case you missed it yesterday, Ruby Rose has been cast as Batwoman in a standalone TV series set to debut on the CW in 2019 . Fans will get their first look at Rose's take on the character in the big Arrowverse crossover event this December on The CW.
As the part of the contract, Mateo Kovacic, midfielder of the Spanish powerhouse, will join the blues on a season-long loan. Courtois, 26, will cost the Spanish giants around £35m and he'll pen a six-year contract at the Bernabeu.
The pair were asked to pick their Premier League predictions ahead of the new season. The home game was a little bit different with Mané getting sent off.
Takeaways from Day 7 of the Manafort Trial
Both Gates and Manafort were indicted last October by a federal grand jury on 12 charges, including conspiracy against the U.S. Prosecutors have noted that Gates and Manafort were not the targets of the investigation at the time of the interview.
Khalil Mack Holdout "Mystifying To Many In The Organization"
First, it is important to highlight what the cost to acquire Khalil Mack would be if the Raiders were intent on trading him. Remember, Cooper shares an agent with Mack, so we should probably be prepared for another offseason merry-go-round in 2019.
Mobile's new unlimited plan delivers the bare necessities
Called "T-Mobile Essentials ", the new plan will be available starting August 10 and is just like the name implies: the basics. Called the T-Mobile Essentials plan , it offers only the basics, without numerous extras that T-Mobile has become known for.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch live
Last year, the Galaxy Note 8 started at $930 and smashed through the psychological barrier of $1,000 in its top configuration. Samsung is about to launch its highly-anticipated Galaxy Note 9, the latest phone in its premium smartphone range.
Tourist racks up $64k in speeding fines in Dubai
Normally, the fees are charged to the registered owner of the auto , which would be Ibrahim, as the driver was a tourist. The man rented a DH1.3 million worth Lamborghini , which he drove at the reckless speed of 240kmph on Sheikh Zayed Road.
Transfer: Arsenal finally accept £4.4m offer for striker
Perez previously played with Wilshere at Arsenal and the duo look set to reunite at the London Stadium for the new season. He then added: " West Ham keeps him in London and in the Premier League , and they are a great club".
Indonesia hit with another earthquake, causing buildings to fall
Emergency workers are continuing to dig through rubble and are gradually starting to reach more remote areas of the large island. A field hospital has also been established near an evacuation centre catering to more than 500 people in the village of Tanjung.