SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: Jim Carrey Discusses Playing the Villainous Dr. Robotnik in This Funny Featurette

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SONIC THE HEDGEHOG: Jim Carrey Discusses Playing the Villainous Dr. Robotnik in This Funny Featurette

Paramount Pictures' Sonic the Hedgehog is shaping up to be a major hit at the box office, and there's no denying that Jim Carrey will play a key role in making audiences all around the world go to see the new video game movie. 

The latest video for Sonic puts the spotlight on Carrey, giving us a chance to learn a whole lot more about his take on the blue speedster's greatest foe — who wants nothing more than to possess his powers. 

In the movie, Dr. Eggman will do everything he can to catch Sonic — or rather "secure it, neutralize it, see what makes it tick."

The latest tracking data suggests that the Jeff Fowler-directed adaptation of Sega's greatest game series could very well open in the US and Canada on par with other major live-action video game movies like Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time ($30,095,259) and Rampage ($35,753,093). — which would be a huge achievement in and of itself.

With Sonic the Hedgehog coming to theaters in just three days, be sure to watch said featurette down below:


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. The family-friendly film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.

Sonic the Hedgehog speeds into theaters February 14, 2020.