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Keanu Reeves Joins ‘Sonic 3’ As Shadow



Keanu Reeves Joins 'Sonic 3' As Shadow
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Keanu Reeves is rushing alongside to a different franchise, with the John Wick star heading to Sonic the Hedgehog 3. He will likely be voicing the favored character named Shadow, a number of sources inform The Hollywood Reporter.

The information comes on the heels of a jam-packed CinemaCon presentation from Paramount final week, when the studio debuted the primary footage for Sonic 3. This included the revelation that Dr. Robotnik, performed by Jim Carrey, was depressed and out of form after the occasions of Sonic 2, however will get his groove again due to creating Shadow the Hedgehog, a personality first launched within the video video games in 2001’s Sonic Journey 2. The character is in some ways the anti-Sonic: darkish and edgy, whereas mirroring the hero’s powers.

Paramount’s Sonic film franchise dates again to 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog, which overperformed with $319 million globally, changing into a breakout hit within the online game house, a style that had struggled on the field workplace. Sonic 2 adopted in 2022 and grossed $404 million globally. Director Jeff Fowler is behind all three installments, which voice star Ben Schwartz as Sonic reverse James Mardsen as Tom Wachowski, a human pal of Sonic’s.

Reeves has been in blockbuster mode for the previous a number of years now, final starring in John Wick: Chapter 4 and earlier than that reprising his iconic position of Neo for 2021’s The Matrix: Resurrections. Developing, he has roles in Aziz Ansari’s Good Fortune, through which he performs a guardian angel, and has a small half as the favored murderer in John Wick Presents: Ballerina, a by-product starring Ana De Armas.

The John Campea Present first reported Reeves’ casting.