The Sonic the Hedgehog series remains one of the most iconic video game franchises in history, spawning a series of platform games, offshoot pinball and puzzle games, animated TV shows, and one of the most infamously self-mocking Twitter accounts ever.
According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, Moritz will produce the project, bringing along an extensive resume of production credits that includes the "Fast and the Furious" franchise and 2007's "I Am Legend".
While Sony Entertainment put the film into turnaround recently, most of the team that was developing it are still on board including Moritz and Tim Miller as executive producer and Jeff Fowler making his feature directorial debut.
The movie will be a blend of CGI and live-action, similar to Roger Rabbit and The Smurfs.
It's been a huge trend within the last few years to adapt video games in to films. It's a move that will prove to be controversial with fans since a property like Sonic the Hedgehog feels more at home with animation. Here is hoping November's Sonic Forces is just as good.
The character's first title Sonic the Hedgehog was released in 1991 for the Sega Genesis.
Iran tests multi-warhead ballistic missile
In a speech before congress in 2015, he described it as a "very bad deal" that "could well threaten the survival of my country". Tehran says the tests are exclusively for defensive purposes and notes that the nuclear accord does cover its missile program.
Former fattest woman in the world dies aged 37
Ms Ahmed's sister had alleged that her treatment in Mumbai had been far short of satisfactory and the family had been misled. They say she had been heavy from the moment she was born, and she lost the ability to walk when she was just 11.
Virat Kohli interviews man of the moment Hardik Pandya
If the lower order started to fold quickly, Dhoni would have got run out of partners or been forced to take risk and perish. The third boundary showed Rahane's innovativeness as he guided a short ball past the gap at point to the third man region.
'Sonic the Hedgehog' film moves over to Paramount
According to The Hollywood Reporter , the Sonic movie "will blend live action and CGI animation" (think Space Jam ). The character's first title Sonic the Hedgehog was released in 1991 for the Sega Genesis.
North Korea strengthens military across eastern border
The Trump administration is using new sanctions authority to punish eight North Korean banks and 26 bank workers living overseas . The president put the world on notice, telling countries they can do business with the USA or North Korea, but not both.