Nintendo and Illumination revealed a brand new trailer for the Super Mario Bros. Movie today. A new Nintendo Direct focused on the brand new movie aired, revealing messages from Anya Taylor-Joy, who plays Peach, and Seth Rogen, who voices Donkey Kong. The Mario movie was originally scheduled for 2022, however with COVID-19 and other circumstances, it was delayed to next April.
The new trailer reveals Mario in a city like setting, most likely showcasing his original at the beginning of the story. Donkey Kong was also shown for the first time, where he got into a brawl with Mario. Additionally, Rainbow Road and Mario Kart is also seen as we have our cast riding the Rainbow Road.
You can check out the trailer below, as well as some information regarding the movie.
From Nintendo and Illumination comes a new animated film based on the world of Super Mario Bros.
Directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic (collaborators on Teen Titans Go!, Teen Titans Go! To the Movies) from a screenplay by Matthew Fogel (The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Minions: The Rise of Gru), the film stars Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess 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.
The film is produced by Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and by Shigeru Miyamoto for Nintendo. The film will be co-financed by Universal Pictures and Nintendo and released worldwide by Universal Pictures.
Super Mario Bros. Movie will release on April 7, 2023.