Super Mario Bros. animated movie delayed to April 2023
Posted on April 25, 2022 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News
The Super Mario Bros. animated movie has been delayed to April 2023, Nintendo has just announced.
Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, who is a co-producer on the film, shared the news. He and Illumination founder Chris Meledandri were in agreement to push the film back April 7 in North America and April 28 in Japan. It was previously planned for December of this year.
Miyamoto’s full statement about the Super Mario Bros. movie being delayed is as follows:
“This is Miyamoto. After consulting with Chris-san, my partner at Illumination on the Super Mario Bros. film, we decided to move the global release to Spring 2023 – April 28 in Japan and April 7 in North America. My deepest apologies but I promise it will be well worth the wait.”
The upcoming Mario movie was announced in 2018. The lineup of talent includes Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as 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, and Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike. There’ll also be surprise cameos from Charles Martinet. The full casting announcement made back in September can be found here.