There were several things that got the fans to the blue hedgehog to protest against how he is portrayed in the upcoming feature film: the animation was ugly, it looked like a man in an ugly suit, that the hedgehog had tine bars evocative of a human being. The trailer for the film has almost a half a million ”thumbs down”selections.
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the film's director, Jeff Fowler, has gone out on Twitter to respond to criticism and to promise a change.
”Thank you for the support. And the criticism. The message is clear... you are not satisfied with the appearance and you want to have changes. It will happen,” he writes.https://twitter.com/fowltown/status/1124056098925944832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1124056098925944832&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.vulture.com%2F2019%2F05%2Fsonic-is-getting-a-makeover-so-we-can-all-sleep-again.html