The Super Mario Bros. animated film is heading to theatres with an all star voice cast. Chris Pratt leads the stellar voice over cast as Mario. The film’s theatrical release date has been announced as December 21, 2022.
Joining Pratt in the film 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 and surprise cameos from Charles Martinet.
The Super Mario Bros. film comes from the stable of Nintendo and Illumination with Universal distributing it in North America and co-producing it with Illumination. The film’s news was shared by the video game giant during Thursday’s Nintendo Direct presentation. The film’s international rollout will also be shared later on.
The Super Mario Bros. film will be directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic while Matthew Fogel has penned the script. Illumination founder Chris Meledandri and Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, the legendary creator of Mario, will produce the film.