Sonic The Hedgehog embarks on a new adventure in 3D animated series heading to Netflix in 2022
Sonic The Hedgehog made his big screen debut last year alongside Jim Carrey and James Marsden.
And now the beloved video game character is heading to Netflix with his own 3D animated show.
Sonic Prime, a kids-and-family series from Sega of America and WildBrain, is slated to drop on the subscription streaming service in 2022, according to Variety.
Back in action: The beloved video game character Sonic The Hedgehog is heading to Netflix with his own 3D animated show, Variety reported on Monday
Netflix has commissioned 24 episodes featuring Sonic in ‘an adventure where the fate of a strange new multiverse rests in his gloved hands,’ the outlet reported.
The anthropomorphic blue hedgehog will also embark on a ‘journey of self-discovery and redemption’.
In a statement, Dominique Bazay, Netflix’s director of original animation, said: ‘Sonic is a beloved character and holds a special place in everyone’s heart including my own.
‘It’s a privilege to be able to bring this character everyone knows and loves on a brand new adventure with Netflix — one that a generation of loyal fans and brand new fans around the world can enjoy.’
On a mission: Netflix has commissioned 24 episodes featuring Sonic in ‘ an adventure where the fate of a strange new multiverse rests in his gloved hands,’ the outlet reported
Paramount Pictures released its live action Sonic adventure last August.
Ben Schwartz provided the voice for the animated character while Marsden played Tom and Carrey starred as the villainous Dr. Robotnik.
Sega and Paramount have announced that a sequel is in development.
Since its 1991 debut, Sonic the Hedgehog games have sold more than 1.14 billion units, according to Sega of America.
Hit: Paramount Pictures released a live action Sonic The Hedgehog movie last year in which the anthropomorphic blue character starred opposite Jim Carrey as the villainous Dr. Robotnik