The Sonic the Hedgehog film looks like it has found its Sonic the Hedgehog. Variety reported that Parks and Recreation and Ducktales actor Ben Schwartz is the voice of everyone's favorite blue hedgehog. Schwartz confirmed the report on Twitter.
I. LOVE. 90S. BLUE. ICONIC. CHARACTERS. I am beyond excited about this movie. It’s gonna be amazing. I have been training by running, wagging my finger and impatiently tapping my foot. GOTTA GO FAST! http://go.redirectingat.com?id=87431X1573192&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2FSOYqgnf3ym— Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) August 9, 2018
Schwartz joins a cast that already includes James Marsden and Tika Sumpter in undisclosed roles, alongside Jim Carrey as Dr. Eggman. The film will be hybrid live-action and CG, helmed by Gopher Broke short director Jeff Fowler.
Paramount Pictures has the Sonic the Hedgehog film on the schedule for November 15, 2019.