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The first Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer is even worse than you expected

Spike it.

The long-dreaded moment is here - our first official look at the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. And, well, look - our expectations were not high, but even so... it is not good.

This live action take on Sega's iconic mascot stars X-Men's dead-eyed James Marsden as a local sheriff, some disturbing CGI as Sonic and a Jim Carrey-parodying Jim Carrey as Doctor Robotnik.

Enjoy the below, which builds to a hilarious joke about child abduction:

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