Is Jim Carrey coming to Vancouver?

He’s in talks to play villain Dr. Eggman Robotnik in Paramount’s live-action/animated adaption of popular video game Sonic the Hedgehog, according to Deadline: Hollywood.

What’s it about?

Sonic and his friends team up to beat the evil Dr. Eggman.

James Marsden is the Green Hills Sheriff.

Sonic the Hedgehog the game is a quest by Sonic and his pals Tails and Knuckles  to stop Dr. Eggman Robotnik’s plan for world dominaton.

Neal H. Moritz and Deadpool director Tim Miller are producing.

The live action/animation adaption is written by Evan Susser, Van Robichaux, Patrick Casey and Josh Miller and will be directed by Jeff Fowler.

Sonic the Hedgehog is expected to start filming July 30th in metro Vancouver and wrap September 26th.

And be in theatres November 15, 2019.