Super Mario Bros will premiere an animated film with Chris Pratt and Anya Taylor-Joy in the main roles

With  Chris Pratt and Anya Taylor-Joy in the lead voices, ” Super Mario Bros ” will hit the big screen from Universal Studios.

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The animated film about the video game ” Super Mario Bros, “Nintendo is preparing with Universal Studios, will hit theaters around Christmas 2022.

Universal Studios advanced the project this Thursday, which will feature a stellar voice cast in which Chris Pratt will play Super Mario, Charlie Day will play Luigi, and Anya Taylor-Joy will play Princess Peach.

In its English version, it will also add the participation of Keegan-Michael Key, Jack Black, Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Sebastian Maniscalco.

Nintendo describes this film as a “piece of entertainment that will carry ‘ Super Mario Bros‘to theaters for everyone to enjoy, whether they know the game or not. “

“Super Mario Bros. Animated Film,” working title

Although the plot is unknown, it will feature all the characters from the video game franchise, such as Bowser, Donkey Kong, Toad, and Spike.

It will be the second film about a popular plumber. Earlier, in 1993, ” Super Mario Bros ” was released, a film starring Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo that was a critical and box office failure but which has acquired a certain cult status over time.

At the moment, the new animated film is titled: ” Super Mario Bros. Animated Film.”

The Mario character first appeared in 1981 in the Donkey Kong video game, and since then, the franchise has sold more than 500 million copies of its games, with which it has become the most successful brand in video game history.

In addition, the saga includes other titles such as “Mario Kart” and “Mario Party,” comics, novels, and even a holiday, known as National Mario Day, which is celebrated every March 10.