Established actor Idris Elba, who has appeared in Hollywood blockbusters such as The Avengers and Suicide Squad, among others, teased fans on his Twitter account that he would take on the role of Knuckles the Echidna in the second Sonic the Hedgehog movie. . Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is set to hit theaters on April 8, 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 at home while they go on vacation. However, Dr. Robotnik (now Dr. Eggman) returns from the planet Mushroom with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that can grant the power to build and destroy civilizations. Now Sonic and his new best friend, Tails, get together embark on a journey to obtain the emerald, before it falls into Eggman’s hands.