When the first trailer for the new 'Sonic the Hedgehog' film dropped earlier this week, the backlash was so ferocious that it took even director Jeff Fowler by surprise.

Fans of the video game and its small, spiky blue protagonist were so outraged that they took it upon themselves to redesign the character by way of not-so-subtle suggestion that it could be better.

Now, Fowler has announced on Twitter that he has taken the criticism on board and that changes will be made.

People seem pretty flabbergasted - not to mention a tad suspicious - that their feedback has been taken on board...