Actor Idris Elba posted on Twitter on Tuesday to tease that he will voice Knuckles in the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 sequel film.
Knock, knock….#SonicMovie2 #Knuckles pic.twitter.com/N1PW5XaCEd
— Idris Elba (@idriselba) August 10, 2021
Paramount Pictures studio announced last May that it is producing a sequel to last year’s Sonic the Hedgehog film, with Jeff Fowler returning as director, and Pat Casey and Josh Miller as returning scriptwriters. Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher, and Toru Nakahara are credited as producers on the new film, while Hajime Satomi, Haruki Satomi, and Tim Miller are credited as executive producers.
The sequel film will open in the United States on April 8, 2022.
Paramount Pictures revealed the movie’s logo — featuring two tails shaped after the franchise‘s fox character Tails hanging off of an orange number two — this past February. Fowler