Despite suffering a delay from November 2019 to February 2020, the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie is inching nearer to completion. Director Jeff Fowler confirmed that the movie’s sound mixing is completed.
Fowler shared the information on Twitter, with a photograph of what seems to be the Paramount Pictures sound mixing room. Fowler stated he is excited to share Sonic the Hedgehog’s “amazing score” composed by Tom “Junkie XL” Holkenborg, a Dutch composer who has scored big-budget movies like Batman v Super: Dawn of Justice, Deadpool, Mad Max: Fury Road, the 2018 Tomb Raider reboot, Terminator: Dark Fate, and lots of others.
Junkie XL has additionally composed music for video video games. His songs could be heard in titles resembling 2005’s Destroy All Humans and Forza Motorsport, Burnout Revenge, Need for Speed: Underground, SSX Blur, and extra.
Sonic the Hedgehog was pushed out of its November 2019 theatrical debut in response to group backlash relating to the titular character’s design. A brand new trailer revealed Sonic’s redesign, a feat led by an animator who labored on Sonic Mania. Unfortunately, that studio–Moving Picture Company (MPC) primarily based in Vancouver–has closed its doors, citing “increasing external market pressures” within the space because the trigger.
Sonic the Hedgehog is slated to debut in theatres on February 14, 2020.