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Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba is an English actor, writer, producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ who has done voice work for the Sonic the Hedgehog film series.

History

For his role as Knuckles in Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Elba was looking to mine for backstory and identity, and find "everything that an actor needs in order to create a character and a kind of craft performance". According to director Jeff Fowler, "[Elba] was just so eager to absorb it all, and workshop him into best version of the character. Which was awesome. It was great to see how much he cared about getting it right". In Fowler's own words, Elba "absolutely nailed it" when voicing Knuckles.[1]

Filmography

Films

TV series

Credits

Voice acting

References

  1. Patches, Matt (10 December 2021). Idris Elba had a lot of questions about Knuckles’ motivations in Sonic 2. Polygon. Archived from the original on 11 December 2021. Retrieved on 11 December 2021.
  2. Idris Elba on Twitter. Twitter (10 August 2021). Archived from the original on 10 August 2021. Retrieved on 10 August 2021.

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