Keanu Reeves Joins Cast of Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Film as Shadow the Hedgehog

Keanu Reeves Joins Cast of Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Film as Shadow the Hedgehog

Exciting news for Sonic the Hedgehog fans as Deadline reported on Monday that Keanu Reeves is set to join the cast of the upcoming live-action Sonic the Hedgehog 3 film. Reeves will be lending his voice to the iconic character Shadow the Hedgehog, adding another layer of star power to the franchise.


Variety also confirmed that Jim Carrey will be reprising his role as the nefarious Dr. Robotnik for the third installment, promising audiences more of his comedic genius.

Joining the ensemble are a talented array of actors, as IGN reported. Krysten Ritter, Alyla Browne, James Wolk, Sofia Pernas, Cristo Fernández, and Jorma Taccone are all set to make their mark in the Sonic universe. Returning cast members include Ben Schwartz as Sonic, Idris Elba as Knuckles, and Colleen O'Shaughnessey as Tails, among others.

The film is scheduled for release on December 20, creating anticipation among fans eager to see their favorite characters come to life once again on the big screen.

In addition to the film news, fans can also look forward to the Knuckles spinoff series, which was initially slated for release in 2023 but has been pushed back to 2024. The series is set to debut on April 26, promising further exploration into the Sonic universe.

The success of the franchise was evident with the release of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, which opened to strong box office numbers in April 2022. The film quickly became the highest-grossing video game adaptation in the United States, a title now held by The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

With such an impressive track record, Sonic the Hedgehog continues to captivate audiences worldwide, promising more thrilling adventures and beloved characters for years to come. Stay tuned for more updates as the release date approaches!


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