Sonic the Series
Sonic the Series is an upcoming live-action television miniseries and a spin-off of the Sonic the Hedgehog film series. It is being produced by Paramount Pictures via its television division and licensed by Sega. It is set for release on Paramount+ in 2023, will feature Knuckles the Echidna, and is intended to serve as a transition between Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Sonic the Hedgehog 3.
Sonic the Series was announced to be in development on 15 February 2022 at the Investors Connect day. On the same day, the title for the series was revealed and it was confirmed that Idris Elba would reprise his role as Knuckles from Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (film).
- 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Spinoff Series About Knuckles Set at Paramount Plus. Variety (15 February 2022). Retrieved on 14 April 2022.
- Paramount+ (@paramountplus) on Twitter. Twitter (15 February 2022). Archived from the original on 15 February 2022. Retrieved on 15 February 2022. "Paramount+: #SonicMovie3 is officially in development from @ParamountPics and @SEGA! Plus, next year a new original #Knuckles series with @IdrisElba is coming to #ParamountPlus. #SonicMovie2 hits theaters April 8!"
- Tails' Channel (@TailsChannel) on Twitter. Twitter (15 February 2022). Archived from the original on 15 February 2022. Retrieved on 15 February 2022. "Tails' Channel: New: A brand new #Sonic film, #SonicMovie3; and a live-action #SonicTheSeries spin-off for 2023 was announced during #Paramount's press conference. 📢 "All of this content will make @ParamountPlus the home for this incredibly popular franchise." #SonicNews"
- Kroll, Justin (15 February 2022). 'Sonic The Hedgehog' Universe Continues To Grow As Sega And Paramount Sign Off On Third Film As Well As A 'Knuckles' Spin-Off Series In The Works At Paramount+ With Idris Elba Reprising Role. Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 16 February 2022. Retrieved on 16 February 2021.
- Lang, Brent (7 June 2022). Paramount Chief Brian Robbins on the Blockbuster Success of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Getting Close to the Starting Line’ With ‘Star Trek’. Variety. Archived from the original on 7 JUne 2022. Retrieved on 7 June 2022.