Established actor Idris Elba, who has appeared in Hollywood blockbusters such as The Avengers and Suicide Squad amongst others, has teased fans on his Twitter account that he will be assuming the role of Knuckles the Echidna in the second Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is scheduled to be released in cinemas on 8th April 2022. Here’s the premise courtesy of Wikipedia.
“After defeating Dr. Robotnik and sending him to the mushroom planet, Sonic is ready for more freedom, as Tom and Maddie agree to let him stay home while they go on vacation. However, Dr. Robotnik (now Dr. Eggman) returns from the Mushroom planet with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that can give the power to build and destroy civilizations. Now, Sonic and his newfound best friend, Tails, embark on a journey to get the emerald, before it falls into Eggman’s hands.”Wikipedia