The trailer for the Sonic 2 movie is going to be at The Game Awards tomorrow and the voice of Tails is the same actor as in the games.
Just as was rumoured, the first trailer for the Sonic 2 movie will be at The Game Awards on Thursday night, but the initial poster already has plenty for fans to get excited about.
The most obvious thing is that Miles ‘Tails’ Prower is in it, flying the Tornado-1 biplane, just as he did in the original Mega Drive Sonic 2 game.
The surprising thing is that the voice of Tails is Colleen O’Shaughnessey from the games and not the sort of out-of-place celebrity you would’ve expected to be placed in the role.
Speaking of Jim Carrey, you can see him in full Dr Robotnik get-up and riding in the iconic Egg Mobile, which suggests the sequel is going to be a lot closer to the games than the original.
As if that wasn’t enough, that appears to be a Buzz Bomber in the background, which suggests there’ll probably be other enemies taken directly from the games too.
There don’t seem to be any other Easter eggs in the poster, although it’s hard to tell whether the landscape they’re flying over is the real-world or planet Mobius. It looks more like Earth, but the ending of the last film certainly implies that won’t be the only setting.
The new movie is due to be released in cinemas on April 8 which, tragically, is not a Tuesday. So we don’t get to have another Sonic 2sday marketing blitz.
The original film was not only not-terrible but one of the most successful video game movies of all time, even if that’s not saying much in either case.
If the second movie is also a hit that’s likely to have a major knock-on effect for both Sega and video game adaptations in general.
The tweet implies the trailer will debut at what is 1am GMT on Friday morning. That’s just the start time of The Game Awards though and it’s more likely the trailer will be a bit later – although either way it’ll be there for you to watch when you wake up on Friday.
What isn’t known, is whether the Sonic Frontiers game will also be at the show, although there’s a certain amount of circumstantial evidence to suggest it will be.
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