Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog movie has found its Blue Blur, with Ben Schwartz confirming he'll be voicing the legendary Badnik-bashing platforming hero.

Variety initially reported the news late yesterday, with Schwartz confirming the news on Twitter overnight. The Parks & Recreation star has cut his teeth in a number of voice acting roles, including Dewey Duck in Disney's rebooted DuckTales cartoon.

Schwartz seems pretty excited to be playing Sonic, so that's at least good to know. I mean, it is a movie based on a video game, and we know how well those things usually turn out.

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie will be spin-dashing into cinemas in November 2019, and features X-Men star James Marsden in an unspecified role alongside Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik.

Fingers crossed it'll be half-decent, as Sonic's not had the best track record in the past 15 years or so. 

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