Following the wave of controversy that has accompanied the first trailer dedicated to the film adaptation of Sonic the Hedgehog, in may, the director Jeff Fowler had announced the postponement of the film to allow the restyling of the protagonist. Back on the topic has recently been the producer Tim Miller, a view of the Comic-con 2019 which will be held next week in San Diego.
In the course of an interview to Variety, Miller has confirmed to have taken vision of the changes to the design of Sonic, and said that “fans will be happy.” He then spoke about the reactions arising after the release of the first trailer and how it handled the situation in the phases immediately subsequent to it.
“I agree with fans, and also Jeff,” said Miller. “When the situation degenerated, I went to him and I said, ‘the most important thing to do is to say that it’s been made a c**a’. He had already published a tweet an hour before my arrival, is a good man, he was in exactly the right way to handle it. The fans have a voice also from this point of view. There is way of listening.”
Sonic The Movie tells the story of a sheriff, a role entrusted to James Marsden, who is travelling with destination to San Francisco and finds herself involved in the mission of Sonic is involved in an attempt to defeat the evil Dr. Ivo Robotnik (played by Jim Carrey). To give a voice to the cute blue hedgehog is Ben Schwartz.
At the moment it is not yet clear when the new design of Sonic will be made public. Meanwhile, the output of the film remains scheduled for 14 February 2020.