Knuckles on Paramount+ – Paramount+ Debuts Official Trailer For New Original Event Series Knuckles. Knuckles. Streaming Exclusively On Paramount+ From Saturday, 27 April.

Paramount+ today revealed the official trailer for the upcoming original event series Knuckles, the latest in the Cinematic World of Sonic the Hedgehog, from Paramount Pictures and SEGA of America. It was also announced that all six episodes of the series will be available to stream on Saturday, 27 April, exclusively on Paramount+.

The new live-action event series follows Knuckles (Idris Elba) on a hilarious and action-packed journey of self-discovery as he agrees to train Wade (Adam Pally) as his protégé and teach him the ways of the Echidna warrior. The series takes place between the films Sonic The Hedgehog Two and Sonic The Hedgehog Three.

In addition to Elba starring as the titular character, Adam Pally reprises his role from the film franchise as Wade Whipple. The ensemble cast includes guest stars Stockard Channing (The West Wing), Edi Patterson (The Righteous Gemstones), Scott Mescudi (Don’t Look Up), Ellie Taylor (Ted Lasso), Julian Barratt (Mindhorn), Rory McCann (Game of Thrones),

Cary Elwes (Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), Paul Scheer (Black Monday), and Rob Huebel (Childrens Hospital). Special guest star Ben Schwartz will reprise his role as Sonic, as well as special guest star Tika Sumpter, reprising her role as Maddie. Colleen O’Shaughnessey will also return as a special guest star in her role as Tails.

All of the key creative team from the previous films have returned for the series, including the films’ director/executive producer Jeff Fowler, who directed the pilot episode and helped transition the film’s signature cinematic animation style to television, as well as Neal H. Moritz, Toby Ascher, John Whittington and Toru Nakahara, who serve as executive producers along with Idris Elba. Additional directors for the series include Ged Wright, Brandon Trost, Jorma Taccone and Carol Banker.

The series was created for television by John Whittington and Toby Ascher, who is showrunning during production. Whittington, who wrote Sonic The Hedgehog Two, serves as head writer and wrote the pilot for the series. Additional series writers include Brian Schacter and James Madejski.

Knuckles will soon join a host of the world’s best entertainment currently streaming on Paramount+, including Halo Season Two, Sexy Beast, The Gilded Age, NCIS: Sydney, Frasier, Fellow Travelers, The Inspired Unemployed (Impractical) Jokers, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season Twoand Paper Dolls with The Family Stallone Season Two, Jersey Shore: Family Vacation Season Seven, NCIS Season 21, Ferrari, Evil Season Fourand A Gentleman In Moscow streamingsoon.   

You can stream 20,000 hours of unique stories, iconic stars, live sport and a mountain of entertainment on Paramount+ from $9.99 per month for a monthly subscription or $89.99 for an annual subscription.    

Knuckles on Paramount+ – Saturday 27 April, 2024

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Knuckles on Paramount+

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