During an online Nintendo Direct event, Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of the popular video game Super Mario Bros. The new animated film based on the franchise will arrive at the end of next year and already has a voice cast for its English version.
Chris Pratt, the famous actor who played the charismatic Peter Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy will play Mario. Followed by Anya Taylor-Joy, recognized by the Netflix series “Lady’s Gambit”, as Princess Peach; Jack Black, who starred in “School of Rock,” will give his signature voice to the villain Bowser.
Added to the list is Charlie Day as Luigi; comedian Keegan Michael Key, who will play the cute mushroom toad; While Seth Rogen will vote for Donkey Kong.
Other characters have been named by Miyamoto, such as Kevin Michael Richardson who will play Kamek, Bowser Magikoopa’s ally; Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong and Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike.
Charles Martinet, who has voiced Mario in video games for years, will also have a role, with a character that has yet to be revealed.
Miyamoto mentioned that they had announced in the past that Nintendo was working on this project jointly with Studio Lighting, recognized for animated films such as “Despicable Me,” “Minions,” or “Sing: Come and Sing!” The big screen story of Mario Bros. and his friends.
So far, not much has been revealed about the novel that the film will address, which will be released in the United States on December 21, 2022. Its arrival in other regions of the world will be announced later.
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