The wait is over — Nintendo has released the first trailer showing off the highly anticipated Super Mario Bros. movie. We can finally stop talking about Mario’s flat butt and talk more about what his face will look like on the big screen. The trailer for the movie Mario Bros. was live-streamed to coincide with her appearance at New York Comic-Con, and the Illumination movie is expected to arrive on April 7, 2023.
The special Nintendo Direct was shown on YouTube and was also shown in a panel room at NYCC. The animation is almost finished on the film, and then it goes to the lighting. In the trailer, King Koopa (Jack Black) and his army of Koopas bond over those blue penguins we know and love from Mario 64. Of course, Mario (Chris Pratt) also makes an appearance and sounds just like Chris Pratt. You can see the trailer of the movie Super Mario Bros. below.
During the panel at NYCC, the cast was there and Jack Black said he had big shoes to fill, calling out Bowser: “It was a lot of pressure because Bowser has been known and loved by millions around the world for years.” , Black said. during the panel. “One of the greatest video game villains of all time. There’s great responsibility with a built-in follower like this — and with great responsibility comes great power, is that what they say right?”
“I did a little method. I did a lot of research for the role,” Jack explained. “And really the only research you could do is play all the games… so that’s what I did. I brought some of my roots from heavy metal. Bowser is like a heavy metal rock star, a big loud and scary rock star. I thought you might be surprised to learn that Bowser has a musical side.”
Does this mean we’re getting a Bowser musical number?
In addition to Chris Pratt as the voice of Mario, the film features an all-star cast that includes Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach, Charlie Day as Luigi, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong. , Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek and Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike. Charles Martinet, who has historically played Mario and Luigi in video games since 1992, will have an undisclosed role.
The Mario movie is expected to hit theaters on April 7, 2023. Pratt said Mario’s voice is unlike anything you’ve ever heard.
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