Paramount+ surprise releases trailer for 'Knuckles'

The first season of the "Sonic The Hedgehog" spin-off will hit the streaming platform on April 26.

Paramount+ has just released the first trailer for the long-awaited spin-off series "Knuckles," based on the "Sonic The Hedgehog" character. In a move that no one expected, the streaming platform released the trailer for one of the most anticipated shows of 2024 ahead of schedule.

The series, whose official trailer was expected to be released during the Super Bowl, along with other previews of the most anticipated shows and movies of this year, will arrive on the platform on April 26 with a first season that will consist of six episodes.

"Knuckles" will once again feature Idris Elba, who will voice the animated character as he already did in the Sonic film released in 2022. The series, Variety magazine announced, will be set between "Sonic: The Hedgehog 2" and the third film from the Sonic franchise, whose premiere is scheduled for Dec. 20.