If you’re a fan of the Super Mario Bros. franchise, then you’re in for a treat because they’re set to take over the big screen once again! That’s right, the iconic Italian plumbers Mario and Luigi are returning to the movie theaters in an all-new animated adventure called “Super Mario Bros: The Movie.”
The plot of the movie is still mostly under wraps, but we do know that it will be a completely new story that is not based on any of the previous games or movies. However, it’s likely that it will follow the classic formula of Mario and Luigi battling against the evil Bowser to save the Mushroom Kingdom and Princess Peach.
The movie will feature a star-studded cast of voice actors. Chris Pratt, the beloved actor from “Parks and Recreation” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” will voice the role of Mario. Meanwhile, Charlie Day from “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” will voice the role of Luigi. Jack Black, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogen, and Anya Taylor-Joy are also set to lend their voices to the movie.
The movie is being produced by Illumination, the animation studio behind the wildly successful “Despicable Me” franchise. The studio has a reputation for producing family-friendly movies that are both entertaining and heartwarming, so it’s safe to say that “Super Mario Bros: The Movie” will be no exception.
The History of Mario in Movies
This isn’t the first time that Mario has made his way to the big screen. In fact, there have been several attempts at adapting the beloved video game franchise into a movie. The most famous of these is the live-action “Super Mario Bros” movie from 1993, which was widely panned by critics and fans alike.
Despite the negative reception, the movie has gained a cult following over the years and is often cited as an example of how not to adapt a video game into a movie. It’s safe to say that “Super Mario Bros: The Movie” will have a lot to live up to, but with the talented team behind it, it’s sure to be a hit.
The Future of Mario in Movies
With the upcoming release of “Super Mario Bros: The Movie,” it’s clear that Nintendo has big plans for the future of the franchise in movies. In fact, the company has already announced that it’s working on a sequel to the movie, as well as an animated series for kids.
In conclusion, “Super Mario Bros: The Movie” is shaping up to be one of the most exciting releases of the year for fans of the franchise. With an all-star cast, a talented production team, and a completely new story, it’s sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike. If you’re a fan of Mario and Luigi, then you won’t want to miss this exciting new adventure on the big screen!