Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Adds Idris Elba as Knuckles

Audiences were made aware by the ending of 2020's Sonic the Hedgehog movie that Tails, a fan favorite character, would be appearing in the sequel. Now, we have confirmation that Tails, another popular Sonic character, will be joining him on the big screen with a suave superstar voice.AdvertisementIdris Elba posted on social media Tuesday that hell will be voice the Echidna Knuckles for Sonic the Hedgehog 2. The movie is scheduled to release April 8, 2022. Ben Schwartz will again be the voice of Sonic, alongside live action actors Tika Sumpter and Jim Carrey, as Dr. Robotnik. According to rumors, Robotnik returns from an alien planet with Knuckles and finds a powerful emerald. This is when Sonic and Tails join forces to stop him. Knuckles was introduced in the videogames as an antagonist before switching sides. It's possible that this will happen in the future.Jeff Fowler will once again direct the sequel. After the film's unexpected box office success, there are good chances that the characters' looks will be as close to the game world as they can get. He doesn't want to see another Sonic movie. The online reaction to the Sonic 1 reveal was so bad that millions were spent on advertising the characters' looks. Knuckles trademark hands look exactly as they should, even though Elba gave a quick hint online.The title announcement was another reminder that Tails would be a major part of the movie.Elba has had a solid week. He's also getting rave reviews for Bloodsport in James Gunns The Suicide Squad. This is another franchise that he may be able to communicate with in the future. You have to remember that Sonic the Hedgehog 2, if it is a success, we will probably get Sonic 3, 4, 5 and 5. Knuckles is sure to be with you for the ride.Are you curious about where our RSS feed went. The new one can be found here.