“As you may recall, the reaction to the visual design of the title character of Sonic the Hedgehog was so severe, at least online, that director Jeff Fowler promised to fix it and the film was moved from November 8, 2019 to February 14, 2020.
“Whether the online handwringing should have been taken as a general audience response, even my kids thought it looked awkward.
“This new trailer features a new design which is much closer to the video game version. Whether it’s “better,” it’s certainly closer to the source material and more conventionally “cute.”
“And when you’re dealing with kid-friendly flicks featuring CGI animals (think Peter Rabbit and Detective Pikachu), “cute” goes a long way.”
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