Chris Pratt’s Super Mario Bros. Movie has been Delayed
Officially, Illumination’s Super Mario Brothers. the movie has been delayed. Hollywood continues to feel the effects of COVID-19 and other issues, so this movie is being pushed back to 2023.
Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Super Mario Bros., announced via Nintendo’s official Twitter account that the movie adaptation starring Chris Pratt would be out next year.
This is Miyamoto. After consulting with Chris-san, my partner at Illumination on the Super Mario Bros. film, we decided to move the global release to Spring 2023–April 28 in Japan and April 7 in North America. My deepest apologies but I promise it will be well worth the wait.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) April 26, 2022
“Miyamoto said that after consulting Chris-san (my partner at Illumination for the Super Mario Bros. movie), we decided to move the global release to Spring 2023-April 28, in Asian Country Japan, and April 7, in North America. “My sincere apologies, but it will be worth the wait.
Illumination’s Super Mario Bros. movie was initially scheduled to release on December 21. This movie joins John Wick 4, which was also delayed until next year.
The news of the new Super Mario Bros. movie was first reported in 2018.
In 2018, Nintendo officially partnered up with Illumination, the studio behind Minions.
The movie will have an all-star cast that includes Pratt, Jack Black, Donkey Kong, and Seth Rogen. Charlie Day will play Luigi and Keegan Michael Key, Keegan Toad. Aaron Horvath directing Teen Titans Go is Michael Jelenic.
As we wait for Super Mario Bros. to hit the big screen on April 7, 2023 on the big screen, make sure you have your watch list filled with our selections of top video game movies.
You can also check out our list 40 upcoming TV and video game adaptations. Or, just look at the restored anime from 1986. Let us know your thought in the comment below.