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Is SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 3 Moving Production From Vancouver to London?

Is SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 3 Moving Production From Vancouver to London?

Update: Strike delays pushed the start of production to late November in the U.K.

Is Sonic the Hedgehog 3 moving production from Vancouver to London?

Filming on the threequel is expected to start late August/early September at Pinewood Studios in the UK, according to Production Weekly.

If so, it’s another blow to the B.C. film industry. The original Sonic the Hedgehog and its sequel contributed over $55 million to the B.C. economy.


The sequel:


After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a police officer (James Marsden) in Green Hills, Montana helps Sonic defeat the evil genius Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey), who wants to do experiments on him.

The original movie featured Ladysmith on Vancouver Island and Pitt Meadows as Green Hills.


James Marsden in Ladysmith.

Pitt Meadows as Green Hills:

Jen Eggleston image.

The Sequel:

When the manic Dr Robotnik (James Carrey) returns to Earth with a new ally, Knuckles (voiced by Idris Elba), Sonic and his new friend Tails are all that stands in their way.

Fort Langley and Squamish played Green Hills in the sequel:

The Mean Bean set in Fort Langley.

Kenneth Chan/@kchan_twit image.

Fort Langley as Green Hills on screen.

Fort Langley Community Hall as Green Hills Town Hall.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3:

When Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles defeated Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) in Sonic 2, Green Hills seemed safe. But it’s not over. Shadow the Hedgehog showed up in the mid-credits scene.

UK filming dates: Late August to ….

Director: Jeff Fowler.

Cast: James Marsden.

Voice Cast: Ben Schwartz as Sonic, Colleen O’Shaughnessy as Tails, Idris Elba as Knuckles.


Global box office for Sonic the Hedgehog, released in February 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic, totalled $320 million, via Box Office Mojo.


Global box office for Sonic the Hedgehog 2, released in April 2022, totalled $405 million, according to Box Office Mojo.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is looking at a December 2024 release date.

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