Sonic the Hedgehog 2 gets a new game-inspired poster for Dolby Cinema

The 2022 movie season is in full swing now, and one of the most anticipated movies releasing next month is sonic the hedgehog 2. The Paramount sequel based on the classic Sega game franchise of the same name has had an excellent marketing campaign so far. Now another new poster has dropped for the film courtesy of Dolby Cinema. This is another piece of art that will make Sonic fans happy.

The poster sees Sonic and Tails flying past the Dolby Cinema logo decked out in hedgehog blue. They seem to be running through a city and Knuckles is right behind our favorite heroes, ready to fight. Additionally, Sonic and Tails use a classic move from the game franchise where Sonic uses Tails to hover in the air. Their exact position on the poster is almost an individual recreation of how this move is usually animated in games.


This certainly isn’t the first time this film franchise has honored games like this. For example, one of the more recent posters recreated the game’s iconic cover art. sonic the hedgehog 2. Also, since this film seems to borrow many elements from the game Sonic and Knucklesthere have been many references and callbacks to this third game. As in the game, by Jim Carrey Dr. Robotnik recruits Knuckles to take down Sonic. The marketing for this entire sequel has been based almost solely on their confrontation. Their rivalry will play out around the world and hopefully, just like the games, they will become friends by the end of the movie. The poster’s Twitter caption also challenges you to see how fast you can buy your tickets for the movie. As every Sonic fan knows, you have to “go fast!”

Picture via Paramount

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The first film was a surprise hit at the box office, and it was an entertaining ride that drove into the fast lane due to the incredibly fun performances. Carrey stole the show in this film, and the actor seems to shine even brighter in this sequel. Of all the trailers and posters, this sequel seems to take everything that worked in the first film – like the cheerful character dynamics and the fast-paced, visually stunning action absurdist humor – and bring it to its potential. maximum.

The Sonic Cinematic Universe is only getting bigger with a third Knuckles movie and spin-off series featuring Idris Elbe already in the works. Carrey himself is also writing a comic centered around Robotnik. This new high-flying poster, which you can see below, is just a small preview of the big things to come for our favorite blue blur.

sonic the hedgehog 2 theatrically races on April 8, 2022.


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