It was only a few months ago when we got our first look at a CGI Sonic the Hedgehog and the response was a resounding, "WTF." So days later, director Jeff Fowler announced they'd push the movie back to Valentine's Day 2020 and make their animators work overtime to fix the character design so it looked far less horrifying.
Now we get to see the results of their hard work and I'd say it paid off. I don't know if the movie will be any better, but one of the most beloved video game characters of all time no longer looks like an abomination from the depths of hell, so that's a definite improvement.
Ben Schwartz voices our speedy blue hero, with James Marsden as the straight man in this comic duo, driving him to safety from Dr. Robotnik, played by what looks like a completely unhinged Jim Carrey (and I mean that as a compliment). The film's cast also include Neal McDonough, Tika Sumpter and Adam Pally.
Audiences can find out if the film catches that golden ring on Friday, February 14. Check out the trailer below.