Tails Voice Actress Talks About Being The Only Video Game Voice Actor In Sonic 2: The Movie
Colleen O’Shaughnessey is the only voice actress for Sonic 2: The Movie who also appeared in the video games and animated series voicing the character of Tails.
Sonic 2: The Movie born as a response to the success of the first sonic live action tape. To live up to the previous feature film, this time the team returns with renewed strength and adds many iconic characters from video games to the squad, such as Miles “Tails” Prower and Knuckles the Echidna.
References to video games Sonic they don’t stop there, from the posters they shared before its release to the movie itself Sonic 2, which is full of easter eggs. But one of the most important references is related to Tails.
In the film, Sonic’s best friend has been voiced again by Colleen O’Shaughnesseya voice actress who has been accompanying Tails for a long time, giving him her voice in video games and in various animated series since 2014.
Colleen O’Shaughnessey was the only voice actress from the original video games to appear in Sonic 2: The Movie.. Sonic is voiced by Ben Schwartzand for his part Knuckles is played by Idris Elbe.
In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Colleen O’Shaughnessey spoke about the enormous responsibility that making the leap to the big screen was for her, and also shared all the support she has received from other voice actors.
“That’s the great thing about the voice acting community: we all support each other. While it’s a big win for me, it is a great victory for all of us”, explained the actress, adding that that morning she had received a congratulatory message in capital letters and full of exclamations from her best friend.
“It is very exciting and unusual. I’ve been doing this for a long time, and I had no hope that I would get to do this movie. It just doesn’t happen often. I feel very lucky; it’s amazing”, assured Colleen O’Shaughnessey.