The new film based on the successful video game franchise “Super Mario Bros.”, in which the Japanese company Nintendo and the Universal film studio are working, has been delayed until April 2023.
This was announced today by the legendary video game designer and producer of the Japanese firm Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of the famous plumber, in a message through Nintendo’s Japanese profile on the social network Twitter.
“After consulting with our partner Chris from production company Illumination, we have decided to change the world premiere date to spring 2023“, says the message Miyamoto, who apologizes for the inconvenience and asks for “a little more time to make a fun movie”.
The release date of the film, which will be animated, has been rescheduled for April 7 in North America and April 28 in Japan, according to this new announcement.
It planned that the film will be released this Christmas.
Nintendo is working on this film with the American animation studio Illumination, owned by the giant Universal Studios.
The film features the participation of actors such as Chris Pratt, Charlie Day and Anya Taylor-Joy.who voice the main characters of the Mario franchise, his brother Luigi and Princess Peach, respectively.
They are also part of the dubbing cast Keegan-Michael Key, Jack Black, Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Sebastian Maniscalco.
This is the second movie about the popular plumber. In 1993, “Super Mario Bros.” was released, a film starring Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo that was a box office and critical failure but later became a cult film.