All The 'Sonic The Hedgehog' Design Changes They Made For The Live Action Film | Pop Culture Decoded

  • Published on Nov 12, 2019
  • In April of this year, Paramount released a trailer for their live-action take on SEGA’s "Sonic The Hedgehog" franchise. Fans hated it. They attempted to make Sonic more “realistic” but ended up creating something fairly disturbing. Due to the backlash, the film’s director, Jeff Fowler, promised fans he would change Sonic’s design to make him more like the iconic character we all know and love. The newly released trailer has received a much warmer response. Watch as we break down the differences between Paramount’s first and second version of "Sonic the Hedgehog."
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  • Leee Eeee
    Leee Eeee 2 hours ago

    They have to sell old version movie seperately just for the laughs. The studio listened to their audience holy shid

  • John Strausser
    John Strausser 7 hours ago

    First sonic was "realistic" this sonic is more Pixar 3D if that makes any sense and it works glad they got it right eventually .... because carrey looks hilarious the part that got me was the ending of the trailer when he put the goggles on lol

  • サーバルだよ!
    サーバルだよ! 9 hours ago


  • Kevin Picado
    Kevin Picado 13 hours ago

    Yes the anther one suck

  • Wenzel Gaeseb
    Wenzel Gaeseb 16 hours ago

    Yes I'm happy with the new look 😊

  • A. 76
    A. 76 17 hours ago

    The hell we are happy with new version

  • Nazife Tongal
    Nazife Tongal 19 hours ago

    2019:made in real life

    2020:made in a animation

  • Kristin Livingston

    Take notes Disney! Redo Star Wars episode 8! Makes fans happier and makes you money....

  • Screen Apple
    Screen Apple Day ago

    The fake sonic hedgehog is hilarious...biggest CGI failure in Paramount history......It cost 90 million dollars to make and plus redesign. 5 million dollars to replacement and ads.
    Total cost $95 million dollars. It going to be box office success... But the biggest mistake is CGI fails. lol.

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  • SlisaArtz SA
    SlisaArtz SA Day ago

    I showed a friend who didn't see any of the trailers both Sonic's side by side. Here was her deduction
    2019- Sonic's long lost deformed cousin
    2020- sonic the hedgehog

  • Nerd Council
    Nerd Council Day ago

    (Martin) I have to continue, I love Paramount's ideas, but HOW do you greenlight that design! Look at the legs and calves of Sonic in that poster! Doesn't that just scare you knowing who sonic is??

  • Nerd Council
    Nerd Council Day ago

    (Martin) That "Tails the Fox, the Journey to the Hell" LMAO! So freakin creepy! Ugh... I almost want to see that trailer, so I can watch people's reactions

  • Teedy Reyami Washington

    The new sonic is wayyyyy better good jobb !!

  • iPod 97
    iPod 97 2 days ago

    Honestly, one of the best decisions ever made. Lol.

  • Cup cake sprinkles
    Cup cake sprinkles 2 days ago +1


  • Aaron Michaels
    Aaron Michaels 2 days ago

    A 5 Million dollar! It looks more kid friendly, a bit more child-like.

  • Komatsu Kantai
    Komatsu Kantai 2 days ago

    Fans are not the director so shut up

  • Seth Carlow
    Seth Carlow 2 days ago +1

    i am Happy that they made Sonic like the cartoons that i watched growing up with.

  • Kiju kitten
    Kiju kitten 2 days ago

    sonic boom mader sonics arms blue first, amaybe its because of that?

  • The Nudist Report
    The Nudist Report 3 days ago

    Yes so happy! Cause it looks like Sonic actually!!!!

  • Fanbot plastic
    Fanbot plastic 3 days ago

    I love ❤️ the New Animated Sonic Movie

  • Cheeky-mando
    Cheeky-mando 3 days ago

    Classic Sonic with green 👀 hmmm...

  • Angela Love
    Angela Love 4 days ago

    The first version was better

  • provokedRobin 60
    provokedRobin 60 4 days ago

    1:29 how is that disturbing

  • ElectroShock
    ElectroShock 4 days ago

    They probably planned this whole thing just to cause controversy in order to lure more people and ergo more money for them. That's a good marketing strategy and I will be seeing this movie.

  • Justin R
    Justin R 4 days ago

    Now can paramount present a story with this movie?

  • fu7zed
    fu7zed 4 days ago

    Plot twist :
    1) the studio produced a fake trailer on purpose to spark fear in the Sega/Sonic fanbase.
    2) the first trailers generate a worldwide buzz 6 months before the originally planned release (why would we invest in an advertisement plan ? retwitters will do it for us).
    3) fans are emotionnaly concerned about the design and keep looking forward for news.
    4) the studio releases the right design in a new trailer and generates the highest possible engagement rate with the Sega/Sonic fanbase.
    Lol even if this movie ends up being bad, it will be a HIT

  • Shireen Karim
    Shireen Karim 4 days ago

    The new one better thumb up 👍🏻 the old one blah 👎🏻.

  • Youni2003
    Youni2003 4 days ago

    he is so much better

  • PandaCami
    PandaCami 4 days ago

    What if they just did the ugly Sonic on purpose cause they knew it would go viral but had prepared a better version from the first time. Maybe it was all a strategy to have more spectators to the movie

  • Dubem Lol
    Dubem Lol 4 days ago +2

    Unpopular opinion:
    This was all a marketing trick to gather more attention towards the movie

    • Yang
      Yang 11 hours ago


  • Robert Langdon
    Robert Langdon 4 days ago

    Yeah he looks better, and slightly cuter.. But they still don't have the body shape right and he's too big in my opinion.

  • Allah Allah hu
    Allah Allah hu 4 days ago +1

    The new sonic is great but the old ones is like garbage it is worst thing I have ever seen in my life

  • Legitxxd549
    Legitxxd549 5 days ago

    These are kinda actually mistakes

  • BellaDaArtist
    BellaDaArtist 5 days ago +1

    Paramount: *UnO ReVerSe CaRd*

  • Burned Noodle
    Burned Noodle 5 days ago

    Sonic is the same size as Mario.

  • Spongebob
    Spongebob 5 days ago

    Is sonic CGI in the movie

  • Seth Mermier
    Seth Mermier 5 days ago

    they should make it exactly like the sega sonic

  • Moulaye Sidibe
    Moulaye Sidibe 6 days ago

    I am so happy with the new sonic and it looks so cool too

  • Harmony Chen
    Harmony Chen 6 days ago

    I like the new update of sonic!

  • Lisa Bailey oz baby
    Lisa Bailey oz baby 6 days ago +1

    2019: a child in a sonic onesie
    2020: Pure perfection

  • Eduardo Torrens
    Eduardo Torrens 6 days ago +1


  • Besim Koci
    Besim Koci 7 days ago

    I bet they had both versions ready. They put the first one out to see people’s reaction which was horrible. Smart

  • Life4GT
    Life4GT 7 days ago +1

    Im so happy for the new version i dont like the old version ;(

  • Bacari Pollard
    Bacari Pollard 7 days ago

    Wish infinity ward was capable of doing this

  • TheAgentEsties
    TheAgentEsties 7 days ago

    To show my appreciation for making the changes, I'll go watch the movie at my local AMC and not wait for it on the unnamed movie supplying app lol

  • Алексий Орлецкий

    I dont like new design. Its too cartoon or anime. Old trailer version is not great and need corrections, but new is not interresting.

  • James Circusman
    James Circusman 7 days ago +1

    2019: Jesus
    2020: Sonic the Hedgehog

  • cloudy candy
    cloudy candy 7 days ago

    i have no choice but to stan paramount

  • Zeneka
    Zeneka 7 days ago

    Stop saying sayga its SEGA

  • Dtw BaByTj
    Dtw BaByTj 7 days ago +1

    Yaw did so much better on this one because the last on was garbage

  • Foxy Gamer
    Foxy Gamer 8 days ago

    All I want is the eyes to be the actual game way. It’ll look so cool!

  • Under Guard
    Under Guard 8 days ago

    It looks so much better. The old and first trailer made sonic look cringe

  • James Gohoho
    James Gohoho 8 days ago

    Yes I am

  • Rodney Miller
    Rodney Miller 8 days ago


  • super cool kid with J


  • Zennon Zacha
    Zennon Zacha 8 days ago

    i like the cartoonish look thay gave to new sonic

  • Low Chee Whey
    Low Chee Whey 9 days ago

    God thank it was better other wise I'm gonna not watch that moive

  • Sairon Aguila
    Sairon Aguila 9 days ago

    The old one was better like this coment if you agree