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Sonic the Hedgehog 3: Plot, Cast, and All You Need to Know

Sonic the Hedgehog 3

The beloved blue speedster, Sonic the Hedgehog has been loved in mobile games, video games, and movies. After two successful movies in 2020 and 2022, Sonic the Hedgehog is back again in 2024 with the third installment based on the video game. Sonic the Hedgehog 3 will be directed by none other than Jeff Fowler, who apart from this particular franchise, has also been involved with Gopher Broke, Knuckles, and The Pink Panther.

There are several exciting developments and elements when it comes to Sonic the Hedgehog 3, and we’re here to tell you all about them. So, keep reading this article to find out everything you need to know about Sonic the Hedgehog 3, from the plot to the cast to the release date and more.

What is the Plot of Sonic the Hedgehog 3?

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 will continue to follow the life and adventures of the titular and beloved character, Sonic. However, keeping in mind the previous movies, it is important to note that Knuckles and Tails will join Sonic, making them the trio of the upcoming movie.

The main villain of Sonic the Hedgehog 3 will be Shadow, and more about the voice actor playing the part will be explored in the next segment of the article.

So far, Paramount Pictures has only released the title treatment reveal of Sonic the Hedgehog 3, but as the release date comes closer, more will be revealed, and this section of the article will be updated at the time!

The Cast of Sonic the Hedgehog 3

For all those who might be worried about the voice cast from the previous movies and whether or not they will reprise their roles, we’re here to put your mind to rest. Ben Schwartz is officially set to return as the titular main character, aka Sonic the Hedgehog himself. Joining Schwartz are Colleen O’Shaughnessey, Idris Elba, James Marsden, and Jim Carrey.

One major update to the cast of Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is none other than Keanu Reeves, who will voice the character Shadow, a red-striped black hedgehog, and will be an integral part of the upcoming movie. Krysten Ritter, James Wolk, and Jorma Taccone are also joining the cast of Sonic the Hedgehog 3.

When and Where Can You Watch Sonic the Hedgehog 3?

While the release date of Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is still months away, the hype and buzz around the upcoming movie continue to increase, and it might be wise to save the date and set a reminder for the upcoming action-comedy movie. Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is set to be released on December 20, 2024, by Paramount Pictures.

When and Where Can You Watch Sonic the Hedgehog 3?
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Chances are that you are already familiar with the Sonic franchise, whether it is from the previous movies or the video game. Either way, Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is one to look out for and we’re just as excited as you are!

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