From Sonic Retro
|Studio: WildBrain, Man of Action Entertainment, Sega|
|Number of episodes: 24|
|Original airdate: December 2022|
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Sonic Prime is a 3D animated Netflix television series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, produced by WildBrain in conjunction with Sega of America, Netflix and Man of Action Entertainment. The series is animated at WildBrain’s Vancouver studio, with Sega and WildBrain jointly participating across production, distribution and licensing, while Man of Action is brought on as showrunner and Executive Producer for the series. The series is set to premiere on Netflix in 2022.
In Sonic Prime, the action-packed adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog go into overdrive when a run-in with Dr. Eggman results in a literal universe-shattering event. Desperate to piece his prime reality back together and save his old friends, Sonic races through the Shatterverse, discovering strange worlds and enlisting new friends in an epic adventure of a lifetime! Slated for debut in winter 2022, the series is being animated at WildBrain’s Vancouver studio.
Due to Canadian labour laws, it was not possible hire the characters' original English video game voice actors, whom are largely from the United States. The series producers were obligated to recast all the roles to a selection of local Canadian voice talents specifically for Sonic Prime.
On December 10th, 2020, Netflix released the first teaser for the at-the-time unnamed series on Twitter, announcing the collaboration with Sega, WildBrain and Man of Action Entertainment. On February 1st, 2021, the series' title and premise was officially announced with a press release.
- https://www.wildbrain.com/newsreleases/wildbrain-cplg-and-sega-speed-into-sonic-prime-novelty-toys-and-games-category-with-pmi/ (Wayback Machine: 2022-09-13 01:46)
- @NXOnNetflix on Twitter (Wayback Machine: 2020-12-10 17:01)
|Sonic the Hedgehog television shows|
|Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993) | Sonic the Hedgehog (1993-1994) | Sonic Underground (1999) | Sonic X (2003-2004) | Sonic Boom (2014-2017) | Sonic Prime (2022)|