An awkwardly hilarious Sonic the Hedgehog redesign has gone viral online and it’s so bad that it actually makes you like the original design from the live action film better.
As you may know, the Sonic the Hedgehog live-action film featuring the talents of Jim Carrey and James Marsden was going to debut in theaters later this year. Unfortunately for the producers, the film saw a huge backlash on the internet with fans complaining about Sonic’s design for the film. The famous Hedgehog didn’t look at all like his video game counterpart which upset fans to the point that the film’s director Jeff Fowler announced the release date was being pushed back in order to redesign the character. This live-action Sonic had some weird features like teeth, his face didn’t resemble the original, and his body was also extremely awkward.
Truly skilled fan artists on the internet have posted hundreds of examples as to how Sonic should look in the film. Some even said that their redesign of Sonic took only a few minutes to get right, showing Paramount Pictures how it’s done. Nevertheless, some fan artists just don’t cut it. The next image may be nightmare fuel for some of the most hardcore Sonic fans, so you might want to avert your eyes:
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