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Sonic the Hedgehog movies will not observe the identical order because the video games

Sonic the Hedgehog movies will not observe the identical order because the video games

A mega assortment.

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie collection will not observe the chronological order of the video games.

Chatting with IGN, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 director Jeff Fowler said the movies will probably be a melting pot of concepts somewhat than straight paralleling the sport collection.

“It is not all the time going to be a linear development of like ‘Oh, this was in Sonic 2 so it will be within the Sonic 2 movie’,” he stated. “It should be somewhat little bit of a cherry selecting, somewhat little bit of a melting pot. There’s a lot nice, inspiring imagery to drag from the 30 years of video games. So if we did not get it in a single movie, there’s all the time the prospect that we’ll revisit it some place else.”

The brand new Sonic movie, launched in cinemas on Friday, takes inspiration from a number of video games within the collection, most notably Sonic 2 and Sonic 3 & Knuckles.

And as beforehand reported, that is all a part of a Sonic cinematic universe, with a 3rd movie already in manufacturing.

Fowler instructed IGN he has a “again pocket filled with stuff” for future movies.

“It is also thrilling for the followers to not know what is going on to come back in the place,” he stated, “somewhat than simply understanding we’re taking place a guidelines from A to B to C to D.”

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 already consists of concepts leftover from the primary movie, similar to Labyrinth Zone from Sonic 1.

“I used to be nonetheless working my means by means of among the iconic imagery that we weren’t in a position to do within the first movie as a result of it was a extra grounded story,” he stated. “It was a street journey, so it might have been unusual for them to seek out themselves in a labyrinth. However I all the time liked that visible, so we type of introduced that into this.”

One of many movie’s most iconic moments, taken from Sonic 2, was meant from the beginning.

“The picture of Tails flying the Twister, the bi-plane, and delivering Sonic into battle from the tip of Sonic 2. That’s as iconic because it will get,” stated Fowler.

“From the very early days of planning this movie it was like ‘We have to get to right here’. It should make followers go nuts, it is such an excellent picture.

“It felt cinematic, it felt big. Proper from the early days, we thought that ought to be a part of the story.”

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