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UPDATE: SONIC MOVIE’s James Marsden Shares Photo as Sheriff & Jim Carrey Chops Hair to Play Archvillan


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The Sonic movie is Paramount’s live-action/animated adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog, filming in Vancouver, Whistler and on Vancouver Island.

Filming dates: July 30th to October 15th.

Cast: James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter.

What’s it about?

Sonic the Hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartzand his pals Tails and Knuckles team up to stop Dr. Eggman Robotnik’s plan for world dominaton.

James Marsden shared a photo of himself today as Tom Wachowski, the Green Hills Sheriff.

And Jim Carrey has chopped his shaggy hair to play arch villain Dr. Eggman Robotnik, his first major studio movie in years, according to a profile in the Hollywood Reporter.


Smile for the camera. 😁 #Sonic

A post shared by James Marsden (@james_marsden) on

Sonic has been filming all over Vancouver.

In Pitt Meadows as Green Hill via @Jen_Eggleston.

And a big shoot downtown on BC Day with James Marsden as Tom.

Next week there’s a shoot in Whistler’s Callaghan Valley, home to the Olympic Park.

If you want to be part of a September shoot on Vancouver Island, there’s a casting call this Saturday in Ladysmith.

Sonic the Hedgehog game.

Sonic the Movie slate.

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

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

Sonic the Movie is expected in theatres November 15, 2019.

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