Jim Carrey To Star As ‘Sonic’ Villain

Iconic actor Jim Carrey is in advanced negotiations with Paramount to join their upcoming live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie as the video game and cartoon franchise’s lead villain Doctor Robotnik (also known as Doctor Eggman).

Jim Carrey Sonic Movie

The upcoming film is set to be directed by first-time feature director Jeff Fowler and will work from a screenplay written by Patrick Casey and Josh Miller, the co-writers of Sledgehammers of Dawn (2013). Deadpool director Tim Miller will act as a producer on the film alongside Neal Moritz and Mie Onishi.

Carrey joins Enchanted and X-Men star James Marsden on the cast of the film, with Southside With You actress Tika Sumpter the only other confirmed name thus far.

Source: Deadline


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