Making Valentine's Day plans can be stressful, so how lucky for us that Paramount has already come up with a suggestion for next year by pushing the release date of "Sonic the Hedgehog" to Feb. 14, 2020.
What better way to show your love than with a pair of tickets to the movie starring James Marsden and Sonic, his latest CGI animal friend? (Opposite an evil, mustachioed Jim Carrey, no less.)
"Taking a little more time to make Sonic just right," director Jeff Fowler tweeted Friday morning, with an illustration of the hedgehog's gloved hand holding a sign displaying the new date.
The timing is just a happy coincidence, of course, as the real reason Paramount delayed the movie, originally slated for a Nov. 8 release, has to do with the outcry that followed the trailer's release at CinemaCon three weeks ago. Backlash is somewhat typical of live-action adaptations that draw from nostalgic source material, but this instance had less to do with the movie existing - though there was some of that - and more to do with the main character's appearance.
Specifically, his teeth. The furry blue hedgehog had human teeth.