Ben Schwartz To Voice “Sonic the Hedgehog”

Ben Schwartz To Voice Sonic The Hedgehog

Actor and comedian Ben Schwartz has been tapped to voice the title character in the live-action/CG hybrid “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie at Paramount Pictures.

James Marsden, Tika Sumpter and Jim Carrey also star in the film based on the classic SEGA games about a superfast blue hedgehog named Sonic who is on a quest to defeat Doctor Robotnik (Carrey), a scientist who has imprisoned animals in robots and stolen magical Chaos Emeralds. Carrey recently confirmed that his Robotnik character will be live-action.

Jeff Fowler (“Gopher Broke”) helms the film which Neal H. Moritz is producing. The movie is currently targeting a November 15th 2019 release.

Schwartz is currently voicing Dewey Duck on Disney Channel’s reboot of “Duck Tales” and Leonardo in the upcoming “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” series.

Source: Variety