Schwartz says he has no concept who Sega will forged as Sonic subsequent, and he hasn’t been approached.
After 10 years behind the microphone, Roger Craig Smith is completed voicing Sonic the Hedgehog in Sega’s video video games. Who will take over? That continues to be to be seen, however now actor Ben Schwartz, who voiced Sonic in Paramount’s film, stated he has not been approached to do it.
Speaking to ComicBook, Schwartz stated he hasn’t given it any thought as a result of the function had been Smith’s for therefore lengthy. Now that Smith is ending his run, the query about who will substitute him has come up and entered his thoughts, however nobody has approached Schwartz in regards to the job.
“The primary time that it is ever come up was as a result of Roger appears to be stepping away, so, the primary time ever, individuals are asking me I’m wondering, no person’s requested me, between you and I, I have not actually answered this query but however no person’s come as much as me and stated something so my assumption is that, who is aware of?” he stated. “However I’m wondering.”
Schwartz stated he loves the Sonic universe and the followers, who he says have been supportive to him in his film function.
“I’m wondering what would occur. However as of now, no person’s had a dialog with me about any of that,” Schwartz stated.
The actor additionally took a while to reward Smith for the job he did voicing Sonic.
“Roger Craig Smith is an absolute legend,” Schwartz stated. “Like, his VO work, Sonic being one in every of them, however his profession is unbelievable for a VO artist. He’s so gifted.”
Schwartz additionally told ComicBook in a separately published interview, which was revealed before Paramount’s announcement of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on Wednesday, that he is excited to reprise his function within the sequel. “I learn the script and it is superior,” he stated, happening to say that he does not know exactly when manufacturing will start.
Schwartz’s subsequent undertaking is the superhero comedy Flora & Ulysses, which involves Disney+ on February 19. Schwartz performs the daddy of somewhat lady, Flora, who befriends a squirrel, Ulysses, who’s a superhero.