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Chris Pratt warns his Mario voice is ‘unlike anything you’ve heard’

The world continues to be baffled at the casting of Chris Pratt as Mario in Illumination’s animated movie adaptation of the classic Nintendo games. Now Pratt has said his voice performance will be “updated and unlike anything you’ve heard in the Mario world before,” which is unlikely to set many minds at rest.
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Chris Pratt Reminds Fans 'Mario' Isn't Live-Action: "I’m Not Wearing a Plumber Suit"

Actor Chris Pratt is quite eager to show fans his ‘updated’ voice work for the upcoming movie adaptation of the Super Mario Bros. video game. Back in September 2021, the internet went into a collective shock when Pratt’s casting was announced as the fan favorite Italian plumber, Mario. The news drew criticism for preferring Pratt to Charles Martinet, who has been voicing the character for a long time. Also, fans were upset about the accent of the plumber as Pratt isn’t of Italian descent.
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Chris Pratt teases his "updated" Super Mario voice

Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World star Chris Pratt has spoken about his controversial role as Super Mario in the upcoming animated adaptation. Speaking to Variety, the actor spoke about the kind of voice he was going to have in the Illumination film, explaining that it isn't going to sound anything like Charles Martinet's iconic version.
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Nintendo Switch Exclusives Get Big Price Cuts At Amazon, GameStop, And More

Nintendo’s aptly named Big Ol’ Super Sale is now live, giving you a way to stock up on exclusives like Super Mario Odyssey, Link’s Awakening, Super Mario Maker 2, and more without breaking the bank. The savings will stick around until July 6, but with a pretty big catalog, you’ll want to take a look and plan out your budget as soon as possible. While the biggest selection of deals are on the Switch eShop, major retailers also have the same discounts on many of the games in the promotion, including both physical and digital versions of select titles.
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Chris Pratt teases unique voice in Super Mario Bros

Chris Pratt is "really proud" of his voice work on 'Super Mario Bros.'. The 43-year-old actor's casting as Nintendo's beloved plumber Mario has caused controversy because the character is Italian and now the star has opened up about the backlash and urged fans to watch the movie first, teasing he's been able to offer something "unlike anything you've heard in the Mario world before".
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