Nintendo and Illumination have announced that the Super mario bros. The animated film will hit the big screen just in time for Christmas next year. Better still, the cast has also been revealed and includes some surprising names like Chris Pratt and Charlie Day as Mario and Luigi. A new poster revealing a well-known question mark block also shows that the film will be out in time for Christmas with a release around Christmas 2022.
A full cast list has been revealed, and it’s a very impressive pool of names. This contains Chris Pratt (Guardian of the Galaxy) as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) as a peach, Charlie day (It’s always sunny in Philadelphia), Jack Black (Jumanji Franchise) as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peel) as a toad, Seth Rogen (Pineapple Express) as Donkey Kong, Fred Armisen (Portlandia) as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson (Teen titans) as Kamek and Sebastian Maniscalco (The Irishman) as foreman Spike.
In the video games, the Mario character has long been voiced by voice actor Charles Martinet. Nintendo has confirmed that the Super mario bros. Animated film will include “surprise cameos” from Martinet, although it is not clear exactly what that means. He won’t necessarily be playing the role of Mario while Chris Pratt takes on the red hat, but it should help long-time Nintendo fans to know that Martinet’s voice will make it into the movie one way or another.
Maybe notorious Super mario bros. was previously adapted as a feature film. In 1993, Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo played the brothers in a live-action adventure, even though it was much darker than the bright and colorful video game series. It was widely criticized, partly because it had little in common with its source material, but it did develop a certain following in the years that followed. Fans have since restored an expanded cut of this original Super mario bros. Movie released online.
Because that first Mario Film was an all-out bombshell at the time, and Nintend was far more cautious about letting Hollywood keep its intellectual properties. Because of this, there weren’t any Super mario bros. Movie since then, and the same goes for The legend of Zelda and other popular Nintendo titles. The company will be a little more hands-on this time around Super Mario Creator Shigeru Miyamoto, who together with Chris Meledandri, CEO of Illumination, “superficially” produces and oversees the project.
“It’s an ambitious job,” Meledandri said earlier when he brought Mario and his pals back to the big screen through diversity. “The challenge is to take things that are so thin in their original form and find a depth that doesn’t interfere with what generations of fans love about Mario, but also feels organic for the iconography and a three- Act structure can support. “
Super mario bros. will be released in North American theaters on December 21, 2022. With a date posted on the board and the full cast announced, we hope an actual taste of the movie will be revealed in the near future.
Topics: Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. Animated Film, Nintendo