There is no doubt that we currently live in the age of remakes and sequels, where all the pop-culture icons from the past five decades are getting a chance to impress a brand new generation of audiences. The only way this era can sustain itself is by choosing the right stories and using the right people to help bring them to life. This is why news that 'Sonic the hedgehog' – the beloved video game character coming to the big screen sounds fascinating, especially because it has fallen into the capable hands of Tim Miller, the creative mind responsible for brilliantly directing the recent "Deadpoolfilm.

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Expect some sonic pacing

It is not surprising that the live-action film is finally being made now, considering how brilliant CGI has gotten in recent years. Sony Pictures will be responsible for putting the entire film together, but the project will be the responsibility of Tim Miller and Jeff Fowler from Blur Studio. Tim Miller will be the executive director of this film, while Fowler will be handling the major duties behind the camera.

This is what Miller said about Fowler directing the Sonic film: “Jeff is an incredible director with strong story instincts.

The world of Sonic presents the perfect opportunity for him to leverage his experience in animation to bring new dimension to this iconic character.”

Sonic deserves the screen time

Sonic the hedgehog is easily one of the most iconic characters of all-time, video game or otherwise. The character is well worth over a billion dollars to date, and has sold close to 150 million video game copies around the world. After starring in a series of animated shows and an animated feature film, it only makes sense that the character now makes the leap into the big leagues and gets its own live-action flick.

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We can expect this film to be fun, light, action-packed, and full of interesting visuals as it will feature several CGI bits within the live-action elements. The cast is yet to be announced, but it is vital that they pick a well-rounded team right now as most films of this magnitude usually get converted into a series with multiple parts. That’s just how Hollywood functions now.