Nintendo delays Super Mario Bros. movie to 2023
The animated film based on Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. will not announce a previously announced 2022 release date. Nintendo and Illumination now say the Mario movie will be released next spring.
Mario creator and game designer Shigeru Miyamoto made the announcement himself, on Twitter, through a US Nintendo account. Miyamoto said he and the film’s co-producer, Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri, made the decision to delay their Mario movie.
“After consulting with Chris-san, my partner at Illumination regarding Super Mario Bros., we have decided to move the global release to Spring 2023 – April 28 in Japan. Edition and April 7 in North America,” said Miyamoto. “I apologize most deeply but I promise it will be well worth the wait.”
The movie Super Mario Bros. was slated to hit theaters on December 21. The new April 2023 release sets it out of the way of another highly anticipated film, by James Cameron Avatar 2is scheduled to hit theaters on December 16. Mario fans who want to see the cinematic content of Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros. Nintendo movie or anime 1986 until next spring.
Nintendo announces plans to make an animated Mario movie with Illumination, the studio behind Henchman and I am despicablein 2018.
The film, which has yet to be officially announced, stars the voices of Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, and Jack Black as Bowser. Rounding out the cast are Charlie Day as Luigi, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Seth Rogan as Donkey Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek, Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong and Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike. The film was written by Matthew Fogel (Minions: The Rise of Gru) and co-directed by Michael Jelenic (Teen Titans Go!) and Aaron Horvath (Teen Titans Go! Go to the movie).
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