Paramount and Sega's new Sonic the Hedgehog movie is only a few days away, and after stumbling out the gates, there's a palpable excitement in the air that goes beyond hardcore fans of the speedy blue hedgehog. In the build up to release, Paramount has been going hard with the marketing of the movie, which is usually a sign of either confidence in a product or concerns that it will flop, and thus needs to propped up by a big marketing push. Looking at trailers and the current buzz around the movie, it seems like it's the former.
That said, before one of 2020's first blockbusters hits theaters, there's still a little bit more marketing to spill out, including a new poster. More specifically, the aforementioned pair have revealed a new Japanese poster for the film, which looks pretty similar to one of the North American posters, with the biggest difference being Sonic is frowning rather than smirking. Below, you can check out the trailer, as well as how Sonic fans are reacting to it:
This is seriously the coolest poster for the film I've seen thus far.— ♥️ KHAOS ANIMA ~ Goddess of the Void ♥️ (@DSartworks418) February 12, 2020
Surprisingly this time America has the happy animated character and Japan the angry one— Mango (@Mangersaurus) February 12, 2020
he looks like a nine-year-old whose parents made him go to bed earlier than planned— Chameleon (@acutofchaos) February 12, 2020
AHH LOOKS BEAUTIFUL 💕💕— Aleddla (@Aleddla) February 12, 2020
For a movie that had such a blunder right at reveal, it's pretty incredible that it's been able to turn things around and become one of the most anticipated releases of the first half of 2020.
Sonic the Hedgehog is set to premiere on February 14. For more news, media, rumors, and leaks on the movie, be sure to take a second and peruse all of our past and recent coverage of it by clicking right here. Meanwhile, as always, feel free to drop a comment or two with your thoughts or, alternatively, hit me up on Twitter @Tyler_Fischer_ and let me know over there. Are you going to see the new Sonic movie this week?
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