The upcoming untitled film adaptation based on Sonic the Hedgehog is being co-produced and financed by Paramount Pictures. The film, expected to be a CGI/live action hybrid film with the help of Sega's Marza Animation Planet unit, is being produced by Neal Moritz through his Original Film banner, with Tim Miller as executive producer. The screenplay, based on a storyline from Evan Susser and Van Robichaux, will be written by Patrick Casey and Josh Miller. It is the first entry to a planned film series. and was set for a 2018 release. However, on June 21, 2017, it was announced that the film was set to release in 2019.
Initially, Sony Pictures acquired the film rights to Sonic the Hedgehog from Sega in 2013, and officially gave the green-light at a private joint Sega/Sony Pictures press conference announcing the film on 10 June 2014. In October 2017, Sony lost the film rights to Paramount, who will retain the film's production staff.
- So far Sonic and Dr. Eggman will be in the movie.
- The film is hinted to be PG 13.
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