Sonic the Hedgehog finally released worldwide this weekend to both a positive critical reception (currently holding a 63% Rotten Tomatoes score) and opening to a $100 million worldwide box office haul.
Taking to Twitter, director of the film, Jeff Fowler, expressed his appreciation towards the fans and teased a “very bright” future for the iconic video game character – possibly hinting at a sequel.
“What… a… DAY!!! No words can describe the appreciation I’m feeling right now,” Fowler said. “You’ve taken this little blue hedgehog to EPIC heights. We never could have done it without the FANS… THANK YOU for your LOVE and SUPPORT. The future is VERY bright for the BLUE BLUR .”
What… a… DAY!!! No words can describe the appreciation I'm feeling right now. You've taken this little blue hedgehog to EPIC heights. We never could have done it without the FANS… THANK YOU for your LOVE and SUPPORT. The future is VERY bright for the BLUE BLUR #SonicMovie
— Jeff Fowler (@fowltown) February 15, 2020
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Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG tells the story of the world’s speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. In this live-action adventure comedy, Sonic and his new best friend Tom (James Marsden) team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) and his plans for world domination.
Sonic the Hedgehog is directed by Jeff Fowler (Gopher Broke) and features a cast that includes Ben Schwartz (House of Lies), James Marsden (Westworld), Jim Carrey (Kidding), Adam Pally (Happy Endings), Tika Sumpter (Ride Along), Neal McDonough (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) and Natasha Rothwell (Love, Simon).