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3 minutes ago, Demondeano18 said:

Well that settles that then! lol :D

Welcome for the boards. 

I can assume you that we are not getting out first look at the character via a toy. 

As much as I want to see the design, our wait shall continue. 

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Hey! :)

Yes, you are probably right. I thought I best post the article just incase.

Do you think he will look similiar to the leaked image of Sonic on top of the police car?

I read somewhere that he basically looks the same but more muscular, I've got a feeling the movie poster has not done the design any justice. Could be wrong on that though, it could look terrible lol

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50 minutes ago, Jack the Shadow said:

Hello and welcome! I believe Toy Factory is doing the movie merchandise, so unless they are at the NYC toy fair, I doubt it...

Toy Factory are the cheap merch you get as arcade prizes someone else will be doing the retail merch.

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50 minutes ago, Alexios31 said:

Welcome for the boards. 

I can assume you that we are not getting out first look at the character via a toy. 

As much as I want to see the design, our wait shall continue. 

I wouldn't be so sure about that. This is how we got our first look at the 2014 TMNT designs 

 

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We got our first look at the Lizard in 2012 through this PEZ dispenser 

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We got our first "real' look at Stepphenwolf (from JL) through this toy leaking out

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This was the original design of Ares for the movie before the VFX artists changed it due to the leak. Yes, through Toyfair

https://batman-news.com/2017/02/19/ares-wonder-woman-action-figure/

Just a few months ago, the suit designs for Endgame leaked through toy packaging 

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Toys have a veeeery long history of leaking designs and plot details. It's entirely possible we may be getting a look at the design through Toyfair.

 

Speak of the devil, some Lego leaks have just revealed more stuff from Endgame last hour 

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@PeterPancake

I knew I saw the TMNT toys before the official trailer, I was actively keeping a lookout for anything to do with the upcoming movie (at that time)

perhaps we may get a look at Sonics design. Fingers crossed, having said that I wonder how the poster design will translate into a figure.

May not look that good 😕 Ah well, let's see what the weekend brings!

Saw these rendition's of the poster design, thought they looked pretty cool. If the official one looks anything like these one's then I'd be happy. I understand why the directors went down the line of seperating the eyes, I think it was a good call.

Are we allowed to share art on here? I remember a few pages back someone was told not too? Sorry if not!

The artist is - Pandidoesart and squigglydigg  Link to artists twitter and tumblr for more images.

 

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14 minutes ago, Jack the Shadow said:

Thanks for the clear up. Well, if Jakks is indeed doing movie toys, they certainly can't leak the design via toys, which means an actual announcement of the design is a possibility in a few days. A possibility.

Hope so buddy! :)

Right, last post and then I'm off! Apologies for all the spamming!
I love squigglydiggs rendition of sonic so thought I'd have a quick look in photoshop and see what the design would look like with the original one eyed look.

I'm still leaning toward the seperated eyes, wonder if sega will use this look in future games? doubt it though.


 

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51 minutes ago, Demondeano18 said:

Hope so buddy! :)

Right, last post and then I'm off! Apologies for all the spamming!
I love squigglydiggs rendition of sonic so thought I'd have a quick look in photoshop and see what the design would look like with the original one eyed look.

I'm still leaning toward the seperated eyes, wonder if sega will use this look in future games? doubt it though.


 

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Looks nice.

I actually made a fan made picture of her own Movie Sonic grabbing some free lunch from Sonic Drive-In. I put Sonic Drive-In in the picture, because they have chili dogs which is Sonic's favorite food. It would be nice to see the restaurant in the movie.:

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I also made my own take on Movie Sonic. So, here it is.:

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Yea, anyway, I know about posting anymore artwork on this thread, because they wanted to make the thread more of a discussion than an art gallery. They told me I could still post my artwork if I made a thread on the Showcase. So, I made one. You can check it out, if you want.:

 

 

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7 hours ago, PeterPancake said:

I wouldn't be so sure about that. This is how we got our first look at the 2014 TMNT designs 

 

teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-tmnt-2014-movie-figures-raphael-donatello-and-michelangelo.jpg.45dc876c92c1e47514017100b377baa7.jpg

We got our first look at the Lizard in 2012 through this PEZ dispenser 

spidermanpez.jpg.80109c648fdc538e8a5a8b8c4d9ae7d5.jpg

We got our first "real' look at Stepphenwolf (from JL) through this toy leaking out

Steppenwolf-Justice-League-Action-Figure-1.jpg.ab8687c2dc4b1690d1d28a3f28db32af.jpg

This was the original design of Ares for the movie before the VFX artists changed it due to the leak. Yes, through Toyfair

https://batman-news.com/2017/02/19/ares-wonder-woman-action-figure/

Just a few months ago, the suit designs for Endgame leaked through toy packaging 

download.jpeg.jpg.a65ca2754fd61067c6e8525c5e940f97.jpg

 

Toys have a veeeery long history of leaking designs and plot details. It's entirely possible we may be getting a look at the design through Toyfair.

 

Speak of the devil, some Lego leaks have just revealed more stuff from Endgame last hour 

Incorrect. We got our first look at the TMNT designs 3 weeks prior, in late January 2014. 

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18 minutes ago, PeterPancake said:

Right, through a licensed Halloween costume aka merchandising. Same deal as toys basically 

 

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Mate, we are on the same team here. No need to get snappy. 

Trust me... my entire being wants to see the movie design. 

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So, on the subject of the design, though I'm fairly positive I won't like the final design no matter what it ends up being I do hope regardless that it does fully eschew from anything cartoonish. The idea that this is supposed to be a real world possible Sonic loses more and more validity with the more cartoonish elements that it keeps. Frankly, If you feel the need to keep any cartoonish elements you start to defeat the point of trying to make something that can be believed to be real world possible at which point you shouldn't have bothered. Already though the silhouette is demonstrating a number of problems in this regard such as his head being larger than his torso which defies real world anatomy and believability of the circulatory system, and of course the fur covered quills implying that they are feather bird feather quills (calamus) and thus a collection of feathers or that they are some form of tendrils or tentacles growing out of the back of his head instead of a group of smooth hairless quills pressed together to create the iconic shape.

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As I've said before, a hedgehog's quill is a single barb that extends from the root in the skin

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and are not fuzzy or covered in fur. 

A fuzzy or hair covered quill is more apt description of a bird feather

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Hopefully they stopped themselves at those mistakes and did not make anymore with trying to make a believable real world possible design. I'm still not buying it myself since Sonic typically eschews realism as it is, but if that is your goal you need to go all the way lest you defeat your intentions before you even get off the blocks.

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6 hours ago, Sonic Fan J said:

If you feel the need to keep any cartoonish elements you start to defeat the point of trying to make something that can be believed to be real world possible at which point you shouldn't have bothered.

Either they want to have their cake and eat it too, or want to go with a "please everybody" attempt...which never works.

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Whats up fellas, Im new here. 

Just want to chime in and say that i hope the score has some callbacks to songs from the games. Like when they inevitably show green hill zone, have a sweeping orchestral version the the iconic song. That would be cool.

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2 minutes ago, sucram_h said:

Whats up fellas, Im new here. 

Just want to chime in and say that i hope the score has some callbacks to songs from the games. Like when they inevitably show green hill zone, have a sweeping orchestral version the the iconic song. That would be cool.

Me too buddy. Can't wait to hear the soundtrack 

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Just now, Demondeano18 said:

Me too buddy. Can't wait to hear the soundtrack 

i hope to god they don't put in current pop songs or anything like that. A new vocal theme by Crush 40 would be ideal

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I wonder if we'll get McDonald's or Burger King toys for the movie lmao (if anyone else says "ew", "I wouldn't want them to support such a horrible fast food place", I already said it for you, even though I personally don't care if they do that).

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20 minutes ago, Gamecuber64 said:

I wonder if we'll get McDonald's or Burger King toys for the movie lmao (if anyone else says "ew", "I wouldn't want them to support such a horrible fast food place", I already said it for you, even though I personally don't care if they do that).

Or maybe Sonic Drive-In? Well, you know they had chili dogs, and that probably might be a perfect opportunity for them to partner with Paramount Pictures. They did toys before, like these.:

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Oh, on an unrelated note, Paramount Pictures which is the distributor of the movie, actually did partner with Sonic before, a few years ago.:

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4 hours ago, CaptainRobo said:

Or maybe Sonic Drive-In? Well, you know they had chili dogs, and that probably might be a perfect opportunity for them to partner with Paramount Pictures. They did toys before, like these.:

Photo_2.jpg

 

Oh, on an unrelated note, Paramount Pictures which is the distributor of the movie, actually did partner with Sonic before, a few years ago.:

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I frequently get commercials for Sonic (The restaurant) before videos about Sonic (The Hedgehog), though that's probably just some automated result of SEO.

Also, if we do get a collaboration, please don't give those two hipsters in the car a cameo in this movie.  Unless it's a car Sonic the Hedgehog knocks flying while speeding through San Francisco; then I would tolerate it.

1 hour ago, Alexios31 said:

Fingers crossed that we get a reveal today. 

Agreed.  Even if we don't, though, I'm interested in seeing what Jakks has in store for the series.  Not necessarily optimistic based on the first previews, though.

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6 hours ago, Gamecuber64 said:

I wonder if we'll get McDonald's or Burger King toys for the movie lmao (if anyone else says "ew", "I wouldn't want them to support such a horrible fast food place", I already said it for you, even though I personally don't care if they do that).

Perfect opportunity for a movie-tie in game. 

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