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Keanu Reeves to Voice Shadow in ‘Sonic 3’

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  • Keanu Reeves is reportedly lending his voice to ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’.
  • Jeff Fowler as soon as extra directed the movie.
  • ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’ shall be in theaters on December twentieth.

While Paramount touted the success of its ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ franchise at its big CinemaCon presentation last week (and confirmed a footage snippet of the upcoming third entry –– extra on that under), the studio stopped wanting asserting who could be voicing Shadow the Hedgehog, a brand new character (no less than within the movies) who shall be inflicting hassle for our hero.

But now, due to The John Campea Show (and since confirmed by the trades), the news has leaked that no much less an actor than Keanu Reeves shall be offering the voice for shadow. With ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’ wrapped for some time and post-production already beneath method, we assume he’s already began within the voice sales space or shall be reporting for responsibility shortly.

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What’s the story of ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’?

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Jim Carrey in ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ from Paramount Pictures and Sega. Photo Credit: Courtesy Paramount Pictures and Sega of America.

Nothing has been formally launched concerning the story for the brand new ‘Sonic’ movie, although we will predict extra speedy habits from the principle character and a recent devious scheme from Robotnik, although the footage proven at CinemaCon exhibits Jim Carrey’s villain as out of practice and depressed, solely to get his groove again when he creates Shadow, described as a darkish twin for the titular hero.

How James Marsden’s Tom Wachowski figures on this time stays to be seen, and we’ll additionally see the return of Sonic’s fellow CG creations Knuckles (voiced by Idris Elba) and Tails (Colleen O’Shaughnessey). Ben Schwartz, in fact, returns to voice Sonic.

Rumors have instructed a possible journey by way of time and the movie’s social media account kicked off the beginning of shoot with a teaser for Shadow.

Related Article: Idris Elba Voices the Echidna Warrior in the full trailer for ‘Knuckles’

Who is Shadow the Hedgehog?

Jim Carrey and Knuckles (Idris Elba)

Jim Carrey and Knuckles (Idris Elba) in ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ from Paramount Pictures and Sega. Photo Credit: Courtesy Paramount Pictures and Sega of America.

Shadow, created by Takashi Iizuka and Shiro Maekawa, first appeared in 2001’s ‘Sonic Adventure 2’.

In the video games’ canon, he was created by Professor Gerald Robotnik, the grandfather of the collection’ antagonist Doctor Robotnik. After witnessing the dying of his finest buddy Maria Robotnik, Shadow initially seeks revenge, however later vows to maintain his promise to her that he would shield the world from hazard. An antihero, Shadow has good intentions however will do no matter it takes to perform his targets, placing him at odds with Sonic.

From the sounds of it, the movie is tweaking his origin story to herald extra of the movie’s narrative, however we’ll see the way it all shakes out.

Who is making ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’?

Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik in 'Sonic the Hedgehog.'

Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog.’ Photo: Paramount Pictures.

Jeff Fowler is as soon as once more directing the third movie, having dealt with the primary two, with the script from common writers Pat Casey and Josh Miller.

Neal H. Moritz is producing this one, as he has the others.

The ‘Sonic’ universe has to this point spawned the three movies and the upcoming TV spin-off that includes the Knuckles character, which kicks off on April twenty sixth.

When will ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 3’ be in theaters?

‘Sonic 3’ will sprint into theaters on December twentieth.

(L to R) Knuckles (Idris Elba) and Sonic (Ben Schwartz) in 'Sonic The Hedgehog 2' from Paramount Pictures and Sega.

(L to R) Knuckles (Idris Elba) and Sonic (Ben Schwartz) in ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ from Paramount Pictures and Sega.

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