‘Parks & Rec’ Star Ben Schwartz Will Voice ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ in Live-Action Film

Aug 8, 2018

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Today, Variety announced that Parks & Rec star Ben Schwartz will voice the speedster Sonic the Hedgehog in the upcoming semi live-action movie. This isn’t the first time Schwartz lent his voice for a famous pop culture character. He has voiced Dewy in the Ducktales remake; as well as voicing Leonardo in the upcoming Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series.

Jim Carrey earlier this week was also announced to be playing a live-action version of Sonic’s archenemy Doctor Eggman. James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, and Natasha Rothwell are also apart of the cast. With Marsden playing a live-action cop who helps Sonic take down Doctor Eggman.

Sonic the Hedgehog is filming now; Hits November 15th, 2019

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