So, who would you cast in the Sonic the Hedgehog Cinematic Universe?


Because if Emma Stone wasn’t born to play Amy, who was?

I’m seeing a lot of takes around the Information Superhighway that seem to be pretty down on the recent rumours that Canandian funny man Jim Carrey might take up the giant moustache of Dr. Robotnik (nee Eggman) in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

Personally, I have faith in the boy. I’m not really a fan of the rubberface shtick that Carrey brings to some of his movies, such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, but I do think he’s a versatile actor and, when he wants to turn it on, can be excellent – see Man on the Moon, Dumb and Dumber, The Truman Show or Eternal Sunshine.

But it did get me to thinking who these naysayers would like to see as the mech-loving Dr. Robotnik. Then I started wondering, if the entire movie were live-action actors (just go with it, I drank a lot of black coffee today) then who would you, the good people of Destructoid, cast as the daffy critters of the Sonic universe? Is Ryan Gosling the perfect Tails? Maybe Jon Bernthal as Shadow? and surely only Aubrey Plaza can truly capture the fine essence of Rouge the Bat.

Look, I haven’t a clue. I don’t have the lore down on the StHCU, but perhaps you do. So, tell us who you think should be embracing their anthro-acting ambitions in this somewhat risky silver screen escapade.