When Sonic the Hedgehog 2 arrives subsequent 12 months, Ben Schwartz’s model of the title character gained’t be the one anthropomorphic animal concerned within the story. We’ve identified for some time that Idris Elba has been tapped to play the sequel’s model of Knuckles the Echidna, who, like his online game counterpart, begins out as Sonic’s adversary. Fortunately, Sonic might be assisted by longtime ally Miles “Tails” Prower, and it’s been confirmed that Colleen O’Shaughnessey is again to voice the function in Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
Colleen O’Shaughnessey has been voicing Tails within the Sonic the Hedgehog video video games since 2014, and he or she briefly cameoed because the character within the Sonic the Hedgehog film’s end-credits scene. Right now on Twitter, the actress shared on Twitter that she’s again to play Tails for Sonic the Hedgehog 2, versus the sequel bringing in a star to take over because the character.
Taking my previous pal Tails for one more journey. Thrilled to announce I’m the voice of Miles “Tails” Prower in #SonicMovie2! Can’t await y’all to see him on the massive display.December 7, 2021
It’s just like the previous saying goes: if it ain’t broke, don’t repair it. After almost a decade of voicing Tails in video video games and contributing a couple of traces to the primary Sonic the Hedgehog film, it is smart why Colleen O’Shaughnessey along with her distinctive vocal skills was introduced again for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 somewhat than recast. Even the individuals who aren’t followers of the Sonic the Hedgehog video video games, however noticed the primary film, might need been a tad baffled over why Tails’ voice was completely different had somebody new been introduced aboard.
Following the defeat of Jim Carrey’s Dr. Robotnik in Sonic the Hedgehog, Tails arrived on Earth by means of a hoop portal in quest of Sonic, saying the next after finding out some sort of scanning machine:
So far as Sonic the Hedgehog 2 plot particulars go, the sequel sees Sonic getting to remain residence whereas his guardians, James Marsden’s Tom and Tika Sumpter’s Maddie, go on trip. Sadly, this coincides with Dr. Robotnik lastly escaping from the mushroom planet and having somebody allied himself with Knuckles. Collectively, the 2 are intent on acquiring a robust emerald that’s capable of construct and destroy civilizations.
It’s unclear at this level if Tails got here to search out Sonic on Earth particularly for assist combating this menace or one more reason, however both means, these two will race to search out the emerald earlier than Robotnik and Knuckles do. Past that, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is essentially shrouded in thriller, though together with Adam Pally, Natasha Rothwell and Lee Majdoub reprising their respective roles, S.W.A.T.’s Shemar Moore has been solid as a yet-to-be-identified character. Behind the scenes, Jeff Fowler reprised his directing duties, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller returned to put in writing the script alongside John Whittington.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 speeds into theaters on April 8, 2022, and in the event you’re interested by what different motion pictures are slated for the approaching 12 months, learn by means of our 2022 launch schedule. These of you seeking to stream the primary Sonic the Hedgehog film can accomplish that over on Hulu.