Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is a 2022 action-adventure comedy film based on the video game of the same name, which is the second game in the video game series published by Sega, and the sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog (2020). Directed by Jeff Fowler and written by Pat Casey, Josh Miller, and John Whittington, it stars Ben Schwartz reprising his role as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog, alongside James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore, Colleen O’Shaughnessey, Lee Majdoub, Idris Elba and Jim Carrey. The film follows Sonic and Tails, who team up to find the Master Emerald before Dr. Robotnik and Knuckles the Echidna do, while also contending with the military organization G.U.N.
Following the success of the first film, Paramount Pictures announced the sequel in May 2020, with Fowler returning as director, while Casey and Josh Miller returned as writers, and Schwartz, Carrey and the rest of the cast reprised their roles. Filming took place from March to June 2021 in Vancouver and Hawaii.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Trailer
After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove that he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of a mystical emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.
Release date: 8 April 2022
Director: Jeff Fowler
Box office: $398.8 million
Adapted from: Sonic the Hedgehog
Music by: Tom Holkenborg
Distributed by: Paramount Pictures Studios
- Ben Schwartz as Sonic the Hedgehog
- Donna J. Fulks as Longclaw
- Colleen O’Shaughnessey as Miles “Tails” Prower
- Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik
- James Marsden as Thomas “Tom” Michael Wachowski
- Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski
- Natasha Rothwell as Rachel
- Adam Pally as Wade Whipple
- Neal McDonough as Major Bennington
- Lee Majdoub as Agent Stone
- Melody Nosipho Niemann as Jojo
- Tom Butler as Commander Walters
- Frank C. Turner as Crazy Carl
- Elfina Luk as the Secretary of Homeland Security.
- Garry Chalk as the U.S. Navy Chief of Staff.
- Michael Hogan as the Air Force Chief of Staff.