Title: Movies Coming to Theatres in February

Richia Ramos, Junior

Next Month, the upcoming installment of the DC live-action Universe will be Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey (2020), follows the storyline of Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) who teams up with Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), and Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez) in order to rescue Cassandra Chin (Ella Jay Basco) from a narcissistic crime lord, Black Mask (Roman Sionis). 

With the return of Harley Quinn in Birds of Prey, this movie will open an opportunity for the character (Harley Quinn) to show her true potential. In addition, it seems like Birds of Prey will positively contribute something eccentric to the DC live-action Universe. 

Margot Robbie, who plays Harley Quinn, highly stresses “that upcoming blockbuster will be way more important to Harley than her other movies.” Robbie also stated that this film offers a new perspective: “The story in Birds of Prey is told from her point of view, so you have an insight into Harley’s world.” 

Another upcoming movie will be Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)  which is based on the well known Sonic video game franchise by Sega.

 Sonic the Hedgehog, directed by Jeff Fowler, follows Sonic (Ben Schwartz) and small-town cop (James Marsden) as they begin their journey to San Francisco to escape Eggman (Jim Carrey) as well as collecting all of Sonic’s missing rings. 

Sonic the Hedgehog, was originally set to release on November 8, 2019. However, the movie received massive backlash towards the first trailer.

Paramount then delayed the release to February 14 in order to redesign Sonic, which received major criticism. As the new design was unveiled, the movie gained finer praise and positive feedback towards Sonic’s new look. Tyson Hesse, the lead designer for Sonic, states he was, “Honored to have been brought in to lead the design on the new Movie Sonic.” The “Sonic redesign” was rumored to cost 35 million dollars. 

Birds of Prey will be released in theatres on February 7, 2020 and Sonic the Hedgehog will be out on February 14, 2020.