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Why is Coolio's "Gangsta Paradise" Playing in the Terrible 'Sonic The Hedgehog' Trailer?

Why is Coolio's "Gangsta Paradise" Playing in the Terrible 'Sonic The Hedgehog' Trailer?

Watch the First Trailer for the Terrible Looking Sonic Movie The Trailer

Source: Paramount Animation

Sonic livin’ in a gangsta’s paradise.

On Tuesday (April 30th) Paramount Pictures released the first trailer for its live-action Sonic The Hedgehog movie. If you don’t know, Sonic is a legendary video game character, and for some reason suits at Paramount decided to resurrect this Sega IP.

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The movie stars Jim Carrey, playing a slimmed down version of Sonic’s nemesis Doctor Robotnik, James Marsden, and Tika Sumpter. Voicing Sonic Ben Schwartz.

 And that skepticism was seen all over Twitter after the trailer was released:

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The most baffling things about the trailer, however, is the song choice used for the trailer. For some reason, Coolio’s mid-’90s smash hit “Gangsta Paradise” — which was on the Dangerous Minds soundtrack — was featured throughout the trailer:


C U When U Get There” would have probably been a better song choice.

Watch the trailer for Sonic The Hedgehog below.



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