The animated movie Super Mario won’t be in theaters this year.
Nintendo and Illumination has announced the postponement of the release of a movie starring Chris Pratt.
Miyamoto shares the bad news
Shigeru Miyamoto has taken to the official Nintendo Twitter account to announce the postponement.
The film was originally scheduled to hit theaters in December 2022. After delays, April 2023 is now the goal.
Here’s Miyamoto: After consulting with Chris San, my partner in Illumination for Super Mario Bros., we’ve decided to postpone the global release to Spring 2023 – April 28 in Japan and April 7 in Japan. April in North America. My apologies, but I promise you it’s been worth the wait. “.
This is Miyamoto. After consulting with Chris San, my partner in Illumination about Super Mario Bros. We have 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 you it will be worth the wait.
– Nintendo America April 26, 2022
The exact start date for Europe or Germany is still pending.
“Miyamoto-san and I have worked together on all aspects of Super Mario Bros., and, along with our partners at Universal, have decided to push the global release to Spring 2023. […]”We look forward to sharing this wonderful film with you,” said Chris Meledandri, CEO of Illumination in a statement.
The cast includes Chris Pratt as Mario, Charlie Day as Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Todd and Seth Rogan as Donkey Kong.
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