Published: Thu, August 09, 2018
Entertaiment | By Mabel Barber

A ‘Parks And Recreation’ Favorite Will Be The New Sonic The Hedgehog

A ‘Parks And Recreation’ Favorite Will Be The New Sonic The Hedgehog

Yes, Jean Ralphio is getting a franchise, y'all.

Previously announced cast members include WestWorld and Hop's James Marsden along with Tika Sumpter who has featured in the likes of Gossip Girl and Law & Order.

Variety reports Ben Schwartz is set to voice Sonic the Hedgehog himself in the upcoming feature film adaptation from Paramount Pictures.

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The actor and comedian is set to voice the lead character in the hybrid live-action/CGI movie based on the popular '90s videogame about a fleet-footed furball. Deadpool's Tim Miller will serve as executive producer on the project.

While Carrey's past form in playing outrageous characters (like The Grinch, for instance) is well-documented, Schwartz has prior experience in voice-acting, now lending his larynx to Dewey Duck in the rebooted Duck Tales series on the Disney Channel and confirmed as Leonardo in the Nickelodeon's "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles".

What do you think about this casting choice for the voice of Sonic? He's keeping busy on the live-action front as well, between his appearances in House of Lies for Showtime, as well as a starring role in the forthcoming Kevin Hart-Tiffany Haddish film Night School.

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