Keanu Reeves Reported To Be Voicing Shadow The Hedgehog In Sonic The Hedgehog 3


Posted on April 15, 2024 by Nick Moreno

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Over the course of 2024 thus far, Sonic the Hedgehog fans are ramping up for an exciting year regarding the growing cinematic franchise. This April later in the month Paramount+ is to air the six-episode miniseries ‘Knuckles’. But that is only the first half. Of course, the year is to end with Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Some of the biggest news from the production is discovering Crush40’s ‘Live and Learn’ is to be featured in the coming film.

Additionally, there is chatter beyond this year. In one recent interview, producer Toby Asher elaborated on the “Avengers-level events” that the movies will evolve into. The biggest takeaway is how this growing universe will expand based on the source material. In a separate report, fans uncovered a copyright filing with Paramount to draw inspiration from select Sonic games including the Sonic Adventure series, Sonic Heroes, and even Sonic Riders as well.

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Now with growing anticipation of the movie, casting is another major focus. Already, Jim Carrey is confirmed the reprise his role as Dr. Robotnik. And, we are aware Shadow the Hedgehog will be included, but his voice has yet to be revealed. Previous reports pointed towards Hayden Christensen for the part, but a new The Hollywood Reporter details the official casting.

In the report, it is indicated that Keanu Reeves (The Matrix, John Wick) is to voice Shadow the Hedgehog. While the outlet does corroborate the report on Reeve’s casting, the initial reporting comes from The John Campea Show. Recently, Campea told that the casting would not be Christensen after string of claims online. At the time he said the actual casting would get fans excited.

Among other castings from the movie, there is another character in the pipeline according to other claims before. In that, Rouge the Bat is to make her debut in Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Even more, Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones, Breaking Bad) is to portray the treasure hunter. However, there has yet to be confirmation on the character’s appearance for the film.

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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