WHO’S IN IT?
Ben Schwartz (Night School), Jim Carrey (Liar Liar), James Marsden (Hop), Tika Sumpter (Nobody’s Fool), Lee Majdoub (The Mountain Between Us), Adam Pally (Iron Man 3), Neal McDonough (Flags of Our Fathers), Frank C. Turner (Alone in the Dark), Melody Niemann (film debut), Natasha Rothwell (Love, Simon), Debs Howard (The Evil In Us), Elfina Luk (Helix), Riff Raff (film debut), Shannon Chan-Kent (Kill For Me), Garry Chalk (Eight Below)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jeff Fowler (film debut), director; Josh Miller (Dorm Daze), Patrick Casey (Transylmania) and Oren Uziel (22 Jump Street), writers; Takeshi Ito (film debut), Neal H. Moritz (The Fast and the Furious) and Toru Nakahara (film debut), producers; Junkie XL (Mad Max: Fury Road), composer; Stephen F. Windon (Star Trek Beyond), cinematographer; Stacey Schroeder (The Disaster Artist), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Sonic (Schwartz), a blue and speedy hedgehog, travels to Earth where he attempts to escape benevolent forces hell-bent on exploiting his powers of super-speed. There, he meets small-town sheriff Tom Wachowski (Marsden), who decides to help Sonic evade capture by the government, which hires tyrannical roboticist Dr. Robotnik (Carrey) to help hunt him down…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The beloved video game character makes his movie debut in a family action-comedy that will hopefully justify the CG character’s recent re-design following fan backlash.