Netflix confirmed yesterday that it is producing a new 3D animation for the Sonic the Hedgehog series. While the company didn’t disclose very much information about the upcoming animation we now know who one of the writers of the series is and it is Justin Peniston. Mr Peniston was one of the writers for the Avengers Assemble movie and Mega Man Fully Charged. Netflix’s director of original animation Dominique Bazay gave the following statement to Variety about the new show set to debut in 2022:
“Sonic is a beloved character and holds a special place in everyone’s heart including my own. I spent many hours with the Blue Blur as a kid and it’s a privilege to be able to bring this character everyone knows and loves on a brand new adventure with Netflix — one that a generation of loyal fans and brand new fans around the world can enjoy.”
Dominique Bazay, Netflix’s director of original animation
Thanks to sonicgalaxy27 for the news tip!