Sonic The Hedgehog set to get a makeover for his upcoming movie after fans ...

He's part of a wave of live-action remakes and video game-inspired films.

But Sonic The Hedgehog film is going to need a major overhaul before he hits movie screens in November.

The movie's director, Jeff Fowler, took to Twitter on Thursday to announce the character would be redesigned following the online outcry.

Making it right: After fan outcry over Sonic The Hedgehog's design, Sonic The Hedgehog director Jeff Fowler announced the eponymous character would be redesigned before the film's November premiere

Making it right: After fan outcry over Sonic The Hedgehog's design, Sonic The Hedgehog director Jeff Fowler announced the eponymous character would be redesigned before the film's November premiere

'Thank you for the support. And the criticism,' he began. 'The message is loud and clear...' 

'You aren't happy with the design & you want changes. It's going to happen. Everyone at Paramount & Sega are fully committed to making this character the BEST he can be...' he concluded, adding the hashtags #sonicmovie and #gottafixfast.

The announcement comes only six months before the movie's early November release, a very short time for an effects-driven picture.

Tough task: The announcement comes only six months before the movie's early November release, a very short time for an effects-driven picture; still from the Sonic The Hedgehog trailer

Tough task: The announcement comes only six months before the movie's early November release, a very short time for an effects-driven picture; still from the Sonic The Hedgehog trailer

Too real: Much of the online criticism of Sonic hung on his oddly anthropomorphic teeth, which viewers thought were out of place on a hedgehog

Too real: Much of the online criticism of Sonic hung on his oddly anthropomorphic teeth, which viewers thought were out of place on a hedgehog

Similarities: Other critics compared the animal's pointy face to Mike Myers' live-action Cat In The Hat character

Similarities: Other critics compared the animal's pointy face to Mike Myers' live-action Cat In The Hat character

Much of the online criticism of Sonic hung on his oddly anthropomorphic teeth, which viewers thought were out of place on a hedgehog.

Other critics compared the animal's pointy face to Mike Myers' live-action Cat In The Hat character.

For some, Sonic was simply too fake looking to follow in the footsteps of the groundbreaking CGI of Avengers: Endgame.

The character also was compared unfavorable to the cute Detective Pikachu.

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