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BIG MOVIE: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 With Sonic & Tails is Building Emerald Hill Set in Surrey

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 — featuring Sonic & Tails — is filming in British Columbia.

Director: Jeff Fowler

Cast: James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter, Lee Majdoub.

Working title: Emerald Hill

Production Co.: Red Energy Films Inc.

Production sign: REFI.

Target filming dates: March 15th to May 10th, 2021.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is constructing what appears to be an Emerald Hill at A Rocha in Surrey.

At A Rocha.

Aerial view of location.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 starts filming.

Paramount and Sega started development on a Sonic sequel last year.

The live-action/animation movie grossed over $58 million on its opening weekend in February and was one of the first released early on home entertainment after theatres shut down around the world out of Covid-19 fears.

What’s it about?

Sonic the Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz) and the Green Hills Sheriff Tom Wachowski (James Marsden) team up to stop Dr. Eggman Robotnik (Jim Carrey)’s plan for world domination.

At the “tail” end of the movie, Sonic’s buddy Tails showed up in Green Hills.

If these readings are accurate, I’ve found him. I just hope I’m not too late. — Tails.

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The original Sonic Movie shot in B.C. from late July to mid-October in 2018, spinning off $37.5 million into the economy.

Related: James Marsden in Ladysmith as Sonic Movie’s Green Hills.

Related: James Marsden & Tika Sumpter Film the Sonic Movie in downtown Vancouver.

Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik before and after facing off with Sonic.

Green Hills.

Locations: Pitt Meadows.

Here’s photo of early filming via @Jen_Eggleston.

Ladysmith on Vancouver Island played the main Green Hills set.

Director Jeff Fowler.

Neal H. Moritz and Deadpool director Tim Miller produced.

The Sonic movie was written by Evan Susser, Van Robichaux, Patrick Casey and Josh Miller and directed by Jeff Fowler.

Jim Carrey and James Marsden.

First weekend.

Sonic the Hedgehog filmed in B.C.

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