The Nintendo animated film features the voices of Chris Pratt, Charlie Day, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Seth Rogen.
It’s less than a month away from not one, but two Super Mario Bros. movies coming to theaters: The Super Mario Bros. Movie comes from both Shigeru Miyamoto and the Minions creators. Its latest trailer is here.
The people who made this one are why—despite the eclectic, controversial voice cast, including Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach, and Charlie Day as Luigi—we’re cautiously optimistic that the film will bring us back to that joy of stomping on Goombas and smashing blocks on our Nintendos. Here’s the new trailer for the film, which goes all out even more than the last one.
Aside from Pratt, Taylor-Joy, and Day, the movie also stars 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. The film was written by Matthew Fogel and directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic.
the plot and overall experience of the movie. Our main concern is whether or not the film can deliver on both its visual appeal and storytelling, without being overly reliant on references to Smash Bros. and Mario Kart. Despite these reservations, it’s clear that the filmmakers have poured their hearts into bringing the Mushroom Kingdom to life. We’re eagerly anticipating how they’ll translate our beloved video game characters onto the big screen and hoping for a satisfying cinematic experience overall.
A new Super Mario Bros. movie will be released on April 5.