Jeff Fowler & Colleen O’Shaughnessey Interview: Sonic The Hedgehog 2

Before 
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 streams on Paramount+ on May 24 and arrives on 4K and Blu-ray August 9,
Screen Rant participated in an incredible ADR event and interviewed director Jeff Fowler and actor Colleen O’Shaughnessey, who voices Miles “Tails” Prower, about their hit sequel.,In
Sonic 2, the heroic blue hedgehog (voiced by Ben Schwartz) teams up with Tails to take on the returning Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey), who has a new ally, Knuckles the Echidna (voiced by Idris Elba). With the help of Sonic’s human family, Tom (James Marsden) and Maddie Wachowski (Tika Sumpter), Sonic and Tails team up to save the world from the nefarious duo.,Related: Why Sonic Is Becoming A Live-Action Movie Franchise (But Not Pokemon),Screen Rant spoke with Jeff Fowler and Colleen O’Shaughnessey about
Sonic 2, which is the highest-grossing video game movie of all time, whether Jim Carrey will retire, and who they would want Sonic to meet if he entered the Marvel Multiverse. Check out what happened when we took part in the 
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Voiceover Day at Paramount Studios, and read the full interview below.,Screen Rant: Jeff, congratulations on Sonic 2 becoming the highest-grossing video game movie of all time.,What is it about Sonic that makes it so successful where other video game movies have failed?,Colleen, how does it feel to be the only actor from the video games to reprise your role in the movies?,Was there anything different involved in voicing Tails for a live-action movie?,Jeff, you have an amazing cast. Not just the voice actors but the live-action people as well. When directing someone like Idris Elba who’s known as a great dramatic actor, how do you get an “animated” voice performance, so to speak?,Jeff, what’s your favorite gadget?,Jim Carrey is so great as Robotnik. It’s one of my favorite performances of his. What’s it like wrangling him?,Do you think Jim Carrey’s really going to retire? I hope not.,I will too.,Sonic has met Tails and met Knuckles. If you could Multiverse of Madness Sonic and have him meet any character from any franchise, who would it be?,That would be pretty natural, you’re right. Also, we’ve gotta talk about the ending of Sonic 2 and tease for Shadow the Hedgehog. What can you tell us about what’s coming up with Shadow?,After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove that he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of a mystical emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.,Next: How Sonic 2’s Surprise Ending Sets Up The Sequel,Sonic The Hedgehog 2 will be available on Digital May 24 and on 4K and Blu-ray August 9.