“Sonic the Hedgehog 2” comes back 2 years when the first video game adaptation came out; in addition, it grossed a solid box office success of roughly $320 million in 2020. The follow-up is directed by Jeff Fowler, who explores that the speedster Sonic the Hedgehog collaborates with his best friend Tails when the evil Dr. Robotnik comes back. However, at this time, Robotnik has a secret advantage: the super-powered Knuckles.
In the sequel, there are many characters who have been familiar with Sega video game players for a long time; nevertheless, if you are looking for a summary of who plays who in this sequel, we’d like to introduce to you. Please follow our “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” cast and character introduction below.
Ben Schwartz as Sonic the Hedgehog
Actor Ben Schwartz delivers his voice role as Sonic the Hedgehog, who is known as a superpowered hedgehog always fighting to be the hero. In the follow-up, he collaborates with a friend to prevent a cruel plot by villain Dr. Robotnik.
Schwartz is most noted for his character called Jean-Ralphio on “Parks and Recreation” and his list also includes “DuckTales”, “Space Force,” and most recently the Apple TV+ series “The Afterparty.”
Colleen O’Shaughnessey as Miles “Tails” Prower
Voice actor veteran Colleen O’Shaughnessey takes the role of Tails. The yellow fox – Tails is Sonic’s friend who also has superpowers. Since 2014, the voice of Tails in the “Sonic” video game franchise has been provided by O’Shaughnessey; furthermore, she also takes the voice role of Ino Yamanaka in the “Naruto” anime and Sora Takenouchi in the “Digimon” franchise.
Idris Elba as Knuckles
In the sequels, the evil echidna warrior Knuckles is the third and last main voice role, which is taken by actor Idris Elba. Knuckles obtains a superpower and works together with Dr. Robotnik to look for Master Emerald and beat Sonic. Of course, Elba first appeared in the scene in “The Wire” and then has starred in “Molly’s Game”, “Luther,” “Pacific Rim”, ”Prometheus,” and “Star Trek Beyond.” Moreover, he took his voice as Fluke (in “Finding Dory”) & Shere Khan (in 2016’s “The Jungle Book”).
Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik
The villain Dr. Robotnik, a furious scientist and Sonic’s #1 enemy, is again provided by legendary comedic performer Jim Carrey from the first season. Carrey is famous for many movies such as “Ace Ventura,” “Bruce Almighty,” and “Dumb and Dumber”; additionally, he takes more dramatic roles in projects consisting of The Man on the Moon & Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
James Marsden as Tom Wachowski
James Marsden voices the role of Tom Wachowski, who is Sonic’s human fellow and the sheriff of Green Hills, Montana. Marsden had an explosive performance as Cyclops in the original “X-Men” franchise and also joined many other films such as “The Notebook,” “Hop,” “Enchanted,” and the HBO series “Westworld.”
Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski
Tika Sumpter also reprises her role as Tom’s wife, Maddie.She appeared in “Ride Along 2” and “Nobody’s Fool”.
Natasha Rothwell as Rachel
Maddie’s sister Rachel, who plans to have a wedding in Hawaii initiating a trip for Sonic and his family, is voiced by comedian and actress Natasha Rothwell. Rothwell is most well-known as a writer and performer on the HBO series “Insecure”. The projects she joined include “Love, Simon” and “Wonder Woman 1984”; furthermore, she took the voice role as Zan in “DuckTales.”
Adam Pally as Wade Whipple
Wade Whipple, Tom’s companion and deputy sheriff of Green Hills, is played by actor Adam Pally. Pally is most well-known for the Fox comedy “The Mindy Project” and the ABC comedy series “Happy Endings”.
Shemar Moore as Randall
The longtime star of the soap opera “The Young and the Restless” and the CBS series “Criminal Minds”, Shemar Moore voices Rachel’s fiancé Randall. Currently, he joins in the TV show “S.W.A.T.”