Shigeru Miyamoto Announces Cast For Upcoming Mario Movie

A headshot of Chris Pratt superimposed by text announcing he will be voicing Mario.

Mamma Mia, Chris Pratt is Mario.
Screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku

During the Nintendo Direct, Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise overall look to explore the comprehensive-size Mario motion picture in the performs from Illumination studios. The release date in North The usa is December 21, 2024 and launch dates for Japan and other regions will be announced at a later day.

Even though Miyamoto did not reveal what Mario will glance like in the forthcoming movie, he did announce the star-studded cast that will be voicing the iconic Mario people. Here’s the listing of actors that will deliver the Mario figures to daily life:

  • Chris Pratt will be voicing Mario
  • Anya Taylor-Pleasure will voice Princess Peach
  • Charlie Day will voice Luigi
  • Jack Black will be actively playing Bowser
  • Keegan-Michael Crucial will voice Toad
  • Seth Rogen will voice Donkey Kong
  • Fred Armisen will voice Cranky Kong
  • Kevin Michael Richardson will voice Kamek
  • Sebastian Maniscalco will voice Spike

Miyamoto teased that Charles Martinet, who has very long provided the voice of Mario in Nintendo’s game titles (as very well as people like Luigi and Wario) will have a shock cameo in the forthcoming movie.

A black graphic reveals with the mystery box from the Mario series reveals the names of the Hollywood actors who will lend their voices for the upcoming Mario movie.

Shigeru Miyamoto sure is aware how to select a cast.
Screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku

The task has been recognized to be in growth for decades, but these are the to start with concrete specifics about the movie that have been discovered.

The conclusion to have Illumination helm the upcoming Mario motion picture can make feeling offered it is the same studio powering flicks Despicable Me, The Lorax, and The Secret Everyday living of Animals. While aspect of me hopes the impending Mario film will be a cult typical like 1993’s Super Mario Bros., I feel it’s about time the plumber receives his prospect at being a mainstream motion picture achievement. Hopefully, the forthcoming Mario motion picture will find the identical accomplishment that Detective Pikachu and Sonic the Hedgehog garnered.