Tails Voice Actor Colleen O’Shaughnessey on the Sequel and Sonic 3

With director Jeff Fowlerit is sonic the hedgehog 2 is now playing in theaters, I recently got to speak with Colleen O’Shaughnessey about Tails’ voice in the sequel. During the interview, she talked about the difference between voicing Tails in the movie versus the video games, what she’s most excited for fans to see in the sequel, how she didn’t know her scene in the first film would be in the post-credits, why she was excited to record a few times with Ben Schwartzand if she knows anything about Sonic 3.

In the sequel, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero and gets his wish when Doctor Ivo “Eggman” Robotnik (jim carrey) returns with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. To help save the world, Sonic teams up with Tails and together they embark on a journey around the world to find the Emerald before it falls into the wrong hands. sonic the hedgehog 2 features Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic, Idris Elbe as the voice of Knuckles, Colleen O’Shaughnessey as the voice of Tails, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pallyand Shemar Moore.

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Watch what Colleen O’Shaughnessey had to say in the player above, and below is exactly what we talked about, followed by the official synopsis.

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  • When did she know Tails would be in the first movie?
  • How she didn’t know it was the post-credits scene.
  • What is the difference between registering Tails for Sonic the film against the video games?
  • How she was able to record several times with Ben Schwartz.
  • What is she most excited for Sonic fans to see in the sequel?
  • Did she ask director Jeff Fowler about Sonic 3?

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Picture via Paramount

Here is the synopsis:

The world’s favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2. After settling in Green Hills, Sonic can’t wait to prove he’s got what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a journey around the world to find the Emerald before it falls into the wrong hands. Filmmakers behind The fast and the furious and dead PoolSONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 stars James Marsden, Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Lee Majdoub and Jim Carrey return, alongside new additions Shemar Moore, with Idris Elba as the voice of Knuckles and Colleen O’ Shaughnessey as the voice of Tails.


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