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Justin Peniston is one of the writers for Sonic Prime on Netflix

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

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Thanks to sonicgalaxy27 for the news tip!

9 comments

  1. 12 of my favorite sonic characters are modern sonic, tails, knuckles, eggman, metal sonic, zavok, shadow, omega, rouge, Amy, silver and vector. Also this:

    Blaze the cat > classic sonic

    cream the rabbit > omochao

    storm the albatross > big the cat

    1. I disagree that Storm is better than Big. At least with Big, we had some character development, which is kinda missing with Storm.

  2. they should make sonic prime like sonic generation with a little twist of spider man into the Spider verse but only basically sonic

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