The world of gaming could barely believe what they saw when the first images of the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog film were shown. Sonic barely resembled anything the fans love about the speedy hedgehog, and this was only made worse when the trailer emerge, resulting in a huge outcry over social media. Fortunately someone listened, and the film was delayed by Paramount to remake Sonic's looks completely, meaning it'll release next year as opposed to this autumn, as was originally planned.
Now the executive producer Tim Miller has spoken out on this decision and why it was made, and he said the following to Variety:
"This is a franchise, and it has to be great. Look, I was with fans and so was Jeff [Fowler, director]. When the s*** hit the fan, I went over there and said, the most important thing to do, man, is say, 'I f***** up.' He'd already sent out a tweet an hour before I got there. He's a good man. It was exactly the right way to handle it. The fans have a voice in this too. There's a right way to listen."
Miller also says he thinks fans will like the new design. Do you think Paramount will get it right this time?