Rogers-esque kids’ TV show host who’s slowly losing his mind. James Marsden previously signed on to play the beloved blue hedgehog in the film that will blend live-action and computer graphics. Among the producers is “Deadpool” director Tim Miller, so we are expecting snark as well as shenanigans. Carrey’s next project? Tika Sumpter (“Southside With You”) has also been cast in an unspecified role. He’d be playing Dr. The film is getting the primo holiday release date of November 15, 2019. In the game, Sonic must defeat Robotnik, a scientist who has (gasp!) imprisoned animals in robots and stolen Chaos Emeralds. Sega launched the Sonic game in 1991 and has sold more than 360 million copies to date across all platforms. [Via Variety] It premieres in September. Robotnik, a mad scientist and Sonic’s archenemy. Showtime’s “Kidding,” in which he stars as a Mr. Jeff Fowler, who received an Oscar nomination for his 2005 animated short “Gopher Broke,” is directing. Jim Carrey is in talks to play the villain in the upcoming “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie, according to Variety.