Paramount Unveils First Trailer for “Knuckles” – Sonic The Hedgehog Spin-Off

First Trailer for Knuckles

Paramount+ surprised fans with an early peek at its upcoming Sonic The Hedgehog spin-off series, Knuckles starring Idris Elba. The trailer released ahead of the Super Bowl promises an action-packed adventure filled with excitement.

First Trailer for “Knuckles” Released Early

The anticipated first teaser for Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog spin-off series Knuckles, was initially scheduled for the Super Bowl. However, Paramount+ delighted fans by sharing a full trailer ahead of time offering a glimpse into the thrilling world of Knuckles.

Plot Details

Set between the events of Sonic 2 and the upcoming threequel, Knuckles follows the journey of the hotheaded echidna as he trains deputy Sheriff Wade Whipple in the ways of the Echidna warrior. Meanwhile, Knuckles must evade the clutches of one of Dr. Robotnik’s former associates seeking to exploit his powers.

Cast and Characters

Idris Elba reprises his role as Knuckles in the series joined by Adam Pally as Wade Whipple.

The cast also includes Ben Schwartz as Sonic the Hedgehog, Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski and Colleen O’Shaughnessey as Tails.

Additionally the series features an array of guest stars including Stockard Channing, Edi Patterson, Scott Mescudi, Ellie Taylor, Julian Barratt, Rory McCann, Cary Elwes, Christopher Lloyd, Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel.

Creative Team and Production Details

The series showrunner, Toby Ascher collaborated with John Whittington to create Knuckles’ small-screen adventure with input from key creatives from the Sonic movies.

The pilot episode was directed by Jeff Fowler with head writer Whittington penning the script. Brian Schacter and James Madejski contributed as writers for the remaining episodes.

Release Date and Availability

All six episodes of Knuckles will premiere on Paramount+ from April 26 in the U.S. and Canada followed by other territories on April 27. However, the series will debut later this year in Japan.

With its star-studded cast and thrilling storyline Knuckles, promises to deliver a captivating adventure for fans of the Sonic The Hedgehog franchise. As anticipation builds, viewers eagerly await the series’ debut on Paramount+ in April.


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