A bit of horror, a bit of animation and a bit of Jim Carrey will be on tap when Friday's movie menu debuts. The main openings, according to the national release schedule, are:
"Sonic the Hedgehog": After a faulty start, which involved a total reconstruction of the title character, this adaptation of the popular video game opens with a combination animation/live-action story about an alien hedgehog (voice by Ben Schwartz) with super speed who comes to Earth and is targeted by a nefarious scientist (Carrey).
"Fantasy Island": Unlike the former television series, the fantasies of this island are a horror show of things better left undreamed of. Boss, boss, the plane!!
As usual, I'll update as the local theaters finalize their bookings.