The theatrical release of Super Mario Bros.’s movie has been pushed back according to reports. The movie was supposed to be released on 21st December 2022. However, the new release date of Super Mario Bros. is April 6, 2023. The movie is from Nintendo and Illumination with Universal distribution in North America. The movie will be co-financed with Illumination. It will be produced by Chris Meledandri and Shigeru Miyamoto. Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic are the directors of the movie and the screenplay is by Matthew Fogel. The movie comes with the tagline, “Let’s-a go!”. The movie belongs to animation, adventure, comedy, family, fantasy, romance and sci-fi genres. Most of the filming of the movie took place in Paris, France. The movie is also known as Untitled Illumination Entertainment Super Mario Project.
The plot of the movie revolves around Mario who is a plumber. He travels in an underground labyrinth with Luigi, his brother. They are on their mission to save a captured princess. The movie is an adaptation of the popular video.
Super Mario Bros.’ movie Release Date
The movie was previously supposed to be released on 21 December 2022. However, according to reports in Variety, the movies will be released on April 7, 2023, in North America. The movie will then see a theatrical release on April 28 2023 in Japan. The same was announced on Monday by Shigeru Miyamoto, series creator of Super Mario Bros.’ and Nintendo leader. While apologizing for the delay, Miyamoto said that the delay will be worth the wait for the viewers.
The trailer of Super Mario Bros.’ movie is still not out yet. One could expect the trailer by mid of 2022 if the movie had its release in December 2022. However, now that the release date has been pushed back, one can expect a delay in the release date of the trailer too.
Super Mario Bros.’ movie Cast
Super Mario Bros.’ movie will be featuring Chris Pratt as Mario. Other voice casts of the movie are:
- Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach
- Charlie Day as Luigi
- Jack Black as Bowser
- Keegan-Michael Key as Toad
- Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong
- Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong
- Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek
- Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike.
- Charles Martinet
Chris Pratt will not be voicing his thick Italian accent in the movie according to the producer Meledandri. It will be interesting to see the new voice of Pratt. This is something that the fans are waiting for.
The movie started materializing back in 2018. A partnership for the same was decided between Nintendo and Universal. For releasing the movie, even Illumination Entertainment also came on board. The animation studio was also behind the success of other animated movies like Despicable Me and Minions. Super Mario Bros.’ movie is the first theatrical movie ever since the previous release of Super Mario Bros. in 1993. The movie released in 1993 was disastrous. Therefore, Nintendo has been extremely picky about the characters that they were choosing for Super Mario Bros.’ movie. The impressive cast members of the movie is the result of this choosiness. The movie has its origin in the United States and Japan.
With so much going on for Super Mario Bros.’ movie, it is expected that the movie will manage to impress the fans. We will update this post, once the trailer of the movie is out. The animation of the movie is expected to be good, provided the fact that it is backed by Illumination Entertainment which has previously successfully managed many animated movies. The computer-animated project is currently a huge project which has brought Nintendo, Illumination and Universal star casts together.