Tika Sumpter In Talks For The “Sonic” Movie

“Ride Along” star Tika Sumpter is in negotiations to star opposite James Marsden in the live-action/animation hybrid movie “Sonic the Hedgehog” at Paramount Pictures.

The classic video game follows a hedgehog named Sonic on a quest to defeat Doctor Robotnik, a scientist who has imprisoned animals in robots and stolen magical Chaos Emeralds.

Sega launched the “Sonic” game franchise in 1991 and has sold more than 360 million copies to date. Jeff Fowler is slated to direct and Neal H. Moritz will produce the film adaptation which will open November 15th 2019.

Source: Variety