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The Mario movie casting news nearly caused me to pass out

Nintendo just finished a solid Direct video event. It announced a new 3D Kirby game, the Castlevania Advance Collection, and Bayonetta 3’s release timing. But all I can think about is the Mario movie, which has broken me. Near the end of the livestream, Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto took the...
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‘Super Mario Bros.’ Animated Film to Star Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy

The Super Mario Bros. animated movie is powering up with an all-star voice cast led by Chris Pratt as the iconic Nintendo character. It now has a North American release date of Dec. 21, 2022. Joining Pratt as Mario are Anya Taylor-Joy (Princess Peach) Charlie Day (Luigi), Jack Black (Bowser), Keegan-Michael Key (Toad), Seth Rogen (Donkey Kong), Fred Armisen (Cranky Kong), Kevin Michael Richardson (Kamek) and Sebastian Maniscalco (Spike). The Super Mario Bros. film hails from Nintendo and Illumination, with Universal distributing in North America and co-financing with Illumination. Its international rollout will be announced at a later date. The video game...
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The Animated Mario Movie Will Arrive Next Year (and the Cast Is Wild)

Last night, Nintendo held one of its Nintendo Direct livestreams, which the company hosts to provide updates about its upcoming games, consoles, and other endeavors. This time, mixed in with new game trailers, updates, and character reveals, fans got a LOT more information about the upcoming full-length, animated movie about Mario and his pals. While Nintendo had already announced its plans to work with Illumination (the studio behind the successful Minions franchise) for the movie, yesterday’s presentation revealed the release date and cast.
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The Mario Movie's Cast Is Bonkers and More Nintendo Direct Reactions - NVC 579

Welcoooome to Nintendo Voice Chat! On this live Nintendo Direct post show, the NVC crew breaks down the craziest reveals from this week's Nintendo Direct, including the wild Mario movie cast. Join Casey DeFreitas, Peer Schneider, Brian Altano, and Seth Macy as they discuss Bayonetta 3's long-awaited reveal, the new 3D Kirby game, Chris Pratt, and a whole lot more.
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Polygon

What if we had liked Super Mario Bros.: The Movie?

Super Mario Bros.: The Movie was the first movie based on a video game, and we widely consider it the worst — the movie that ruined video game cinema forever. But what if we didn’t? What if, instead, we had liked Super Mario Bros: The Movie?. In our universe, this...
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Super Mario Bros. Movie Might Be Directed By The Teen Titans Go! Creators

As you might recall, Illumination - the company behind Despicable Me - is bringing a Super Mario animated movie to the big screen in 2022. It will be co-produced by Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto and Illumination's CEO Chris Meledandri. Now in a new update, there's a rumour the Super Mario movie...
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Seth Rogen got cast as Donkey Kong for a new Super Mario movie & Twitter went wild

If you didn’t catch it, a new animated Super Mario Bros. movie was announced yesterday, featuring an incredibly fun (and kind of weird) cast. But, maybe the best pick out of them all was Vancouver’s own Seth Rogen, who is set to voice that lovable primate Donkey Kong. We guess he saw Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, and decided to dip his toes into Nintendo world himself.
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Android Authority

Nintendo Direct reveals new Kirby, Mario Party game, and more

The latest Nintendo Direct virtual event showed off a number of upcoming games for the Switch console. It included the reveal of a brand new Kirby Switch game, Kirby and the Forgotten Land. There was also news of a release date for the upcoming Mario animated movie. Fans of the...
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The Suicide Squad Almost Included More Mario Bros. References

If that moment in The Suicide Squad when Harley Quinn dropped a Mario Kart joke stuck out to you, you aren't alone. During last night's livetweet of the movie, director James Gunn answered a question about the moment, revealing that at one point in the movie's life, there were more Super Mario Bros. references, which actually helped to contextualize the one that survived the editing process and ended up in the movie. Per a tweet from the director, it comes from deleted scenes in which Harley repeatedly referred to Coronel (Ray Benitez) and Teniente (Rey Hernandez) as "Mario and Luigi."
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CNET

Super Mario Bros. movie reportedly casts Sebastian Maniscalco

When Nintendo officially announced it was making a Super Mario Bros. film with the studio behind Despicable Me and Minions, there were a lot of questions. Several years and a Nintendo-focused Universal theme park expansion later, we still don't know much. The company only said that the film would be co-produced by Mario's creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Illumination's Chris Meledandri.
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Rumor: Super Mario Bros. movie directors may have been revealed by employee’s LinkedIn page

With an expected release date of September 2022, Nintendo fans have been wondering how Nintendo and Illumination’s Super Mario movie is progressing. So, it’s not surprising to find fans searching through LinkedIn profiles to map out a production timeline. Nintendo has been tight-lipped about the project and the biggest piece of news concerning the movie slipped out in a podcast earlier this month. If comedian Sebastian Maniscalco randomly mentions he’s recording lines for Foreman Spike for the project, it’s not a wild theory that there could be other details hidden in plain sight. That’s why a “new discovery” is making the rounds today — and it names the film’s supposed directors.
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Polygon

Super Mario Bros. movie gets a fan rerelease with 20 more bizarre minutes

An extended cut of the live-action adaptation of Super Mario Bros. was released this morning on The Internet Archive, courtesy of the Super Mario Bros. Movie Archive Team. Starring Bob Hoskins (Who Framed Roger Rabbit) and John Leguizamo (Carlito’s Way), the movie follows two Brooklyn plumbers, Mario and Luigi, who attempt to rescue a mysterious princess (Samantha Mathis) from a vicious dictator named King Koopa (Dennis Hopper) after getting accidentally transported to another dimension.
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Den of Geek

The Story Behind the Super Mario Bros. Movie Extended Cut

There are some who would have you believe that Super Mario Bros, the 1993 live-action film based on the hit Nintendo franchise, is a bad movie. The late, great, Bob Hoskins, who actually starred as Mario, was one of them. “It was a fuckin’ nightmare,” Hoskins told The Guardian in...
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