Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Movie – Open for Business!

You may have noticed a makeover in town, turning Ladysmith into “Green Hills, Montana”. Ladysmith is open for business!

Paramount Pictures is budgeting upwards of $7 million for this film shoot that will set a computer-generated hedgehog with supersonic speed loose on the streets of Ladysmith.

The animation/live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie brings the video game icon created by Sega in the early 90s to the big screen and is anticipated to be in theatres in November 2019.

“We searched all over B.C. and have chosen Ladysmith as our hero town for our movie,” said Abraham Fraser, the location manager for the film.

Filming will be taking place along First Avenue, between Roberts Street and Gatacre Street.

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