30 sec ago !~Idris-Elba,Sonic-the-Hedgehog-2. Kunckles. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has cast Idris Elba as Kunckles. The Suicide Squad’s Idris Elba took to Twitter to announce that he’s joining the Sonic movie sequel as the villain. Idris Elba seemingly confirms he will voice Knuckles the Echidna in Sonic the Hedgehog 2, the movie. The rest of the cast includes Ben Schwartz as Sonic and an unnamed actor as Tails. Here’s a first look at the Knuckles design from the movie. The Sonic sequel just found its Knuckles.Idris-Elba.
Idris Elba moves into another franchise just after giving a hit film The Suicide Squad. The actor will voice fan-favorite character Knuckles in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
Jeff Fowler once again directs, with Ben Schwartz returning to voice Sonic. James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore and Jim Carrey also star. Knuckles first appeared as an antagonist in 1994’s Sonic the Hedgehog 3 before befriending Sonic and his ally Tails and becoming a protagonist in his own right in 1995’s Sonic & Knuckles.
The first Sonic was a success for Paramount, earning $319.7 million globally upon release in February 2020, making it one of the final blockbusters to hit before COVID-19 upended the theatrical marketplace.
Pat Casey & Josh Miller and John Whittington penned the script for Sonic 2, from a story by Casey and Miller. Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher, Toru Nakahara, Hitoshi Okuno are producing. Executive producers are Haruki Satomi, Yukio Sugino, Shuji Utsumi, Nan Morales and Tim Miller.
Elba is in theaters as Bloodsport in Warner Bros.’ The Suicide Squad. He is next slated to appear in the Netflix western The Harder They Fall, due out in October. Elba, who is repped by M88, WME, The Artists Partnership and Ziffren Brittenham LLP., confirmed the news on Twitter.
Knuckles the Echidna will be in Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and he will be voiced by Idris Elba of The Suicide Squad and Luther notoriety.
Expected in auditoriums the following spring, the continuation will likewise get Miles “Tails” Prower and, probably, include the arrival of Jim Carrey’s Dr. Robotnik.
The news broke when Elba tweeted out a not really inconspicuous clue for his own, which was then retweeted by the film’s true page. Polygon affirmed the projecting with Paramount Pictures.
No further subtleties on the plot yet, however this recommends the second Sonic film will pull from the third Sonic game, which will make discussing this extremely confounding, but wonderful — the principal film was shockingly good in any event, for this fatigued Sonic fan (Yes, I’m not hesitant to say it).
Knuckles is a partner and once in a while adversary of Sonic in the games. As an individual from the Echidna faction, he’s entrusted with ensuring the Master Emerald. We’ll perceive what side he’s on when Sonic Movie 2 is delivered.