Sonic The Hedgehog
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It's been a while since we got an update about the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie, but today we've got some exciting news.

Tails' voice actor has been officially confirmed as Colleen O'Shaughnessey. The talent has already been voicing the character for many years and will now also be voicing him in Sonic's second movie outing. She'll join Ben Schwartz as Sonic, and Idris Elba as Knuckles.

Following the announcement, Sonic's big screen voice actor and the director gave her a warm welcome via social media:

Ben Schwartz - THE LEGEND @VOColleen WILL BE VOICING TAILS IN #SonicMovie2!!! She is incredible in this movie! Can’t wait for everyone to see! HOORRAYYY!!!!!!

Jeff Fowler - Welcome back Colleen! We could not be more lucky to have you!! #SonicMovie2

As previously noted, O’Shaughnessey started out as the voice of Tails in 2014 - working on the Sonic Boom animated series. She also appeared as Tails' in the Sonic the Hedgehog film, but until now it had not been confirmed she would reprise her role in the follow-up.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is currently scheduled to arrive in cinemas on 8th April 2022. Will you be watching? Tell us below.