At long last, it seems the live-action/animated Sonic movie is coming to life. It was announced today from the Hollywood Reporter that the movie will release on November 15th, 2019.
Neal H. Moritz is producing the project, with Deadpool director Tim Miller executive producing. Also executive producing is Toby Ascher, while Dmitri Johnson and Dan Jevons will serve as co-producers.
Sonic will be directed by Jeff Fowler, who is making his directorial debut with the project. Paramount is planning a mix of live action and CGI to bring the character to life.
Fowler is known for directing the 2005 Oscar-nominated short Gopher Broke, which Miller exec produced.
So far, Sonic shares Nov. 15, 2019 with Warner Bros.’ Margie Claus, a musical comedy starring Melissa McCarthy as Santa Claus’ wife.