It has been announced yesterday that upcoming Sonic the hedgehog film has been delayed, after long time fans of the franchise criticised the trailers for the film.
Some fans event went out of their way to edit the trailer to create their own versions with Sonic looking more skin to the game version. Images of such fan made Sonic models became viral, comparing them to the film’s version side by side, prompting the film producers to act.
The film will star Jim Carey in the role of Dr Eggman. The fan backlash was for the modeling of Sonic the hedgehog, who appeared to have a more humanoid look in the trailers, with smaller eyes and a small mouth.
Fans welcomed the news that the film has been delayed, hoping that the new model for Sonic resembles their beloved character more closely.