Sony Pictures has registered several web domains that suggest a film based on the Sonic the Hedgehog universe could be in the works. Kotaku noticed that "," "" and "" were registered to Sony last week, though Sony themselves have yet to announce any film adaptation of Sega's iconic mascot.

Sony Pictures Animation has created both fully-animated (Open Season) and live-action-plus-CG (The Smurfs) in the past, so it's hard to say which way a Sonic movie, should it ever be made, would go. If it's the latter, we're telling you right now Sony, making it dark and edgy - complete with Dr. Robotnik/Eggman torturing someone - has already been done.

Sonic the Hedgehog - The Movie. Coming sometime. Possibly. Running time (if it happens): fast.