• A side-by-side comparison of Sonic from the first trailer (left) and the new one (right) shows the character has been completely re-rendered. Paramount/Sega
  • This is from the old trailer, and that mouth is the stuff of nightmares. Paramount/Sega
  • Now when sonic smiles I don't want to run screaming. Paramount/Sega
  • Imagine how much more work it would have been if they'd needed to replace a human actor for a better-looking one after shooting wrapped. Paramount/Sega

In early May, the first trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie was released to almost universal criticism. The problem was, Sonic just looked… terrifying. Instead of the adorable16-bit hero most of us remember, this CGI Sonic was all wrong. His legs were weirdly tapered, and the body proportions were wrong, with perhaps the worst bit being that nightmare of mouth, full of teeth.

The backlash was immediate (and well-founded) and heard remarkably quickly. Within two days the film's director Jeff Fowler announced that changes would be made before the film's release, Read More – Source


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