“Guardians of the Galaxy” alum Chris Pratt will play Nintendo fave Super Mario in a new animated movie set for release December 22, 2022.
The Illumination Entertainment production has also enlisted Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Charlie Day as Luigi, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Seth Road as Donkey Kong, Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek and Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike.
Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic will direct the film, based on a script by Matthew Fogel.
The black and white image makes it look like this is a memorial for Chris Pratt, with his last words being "Mario". pic.twitter.com/FaT4KTX1p8
— Lance H. (@Imp_Animator) September 24, 2021
Chris Pratt in Super Mario Galaxy (2025) pic.twitter.com/kLN5rppJzU
— Geek Zone 🍿 #WhatIf #StarWarsVisions (@GeekZoneGZ) September 23, 2021
Wouldn't it be some shit if the movie comes out and Chris Pratt has a really good Mario impression pic.twitter.com/K2jl9JWlKN
— 🍊beans made thighs🍊 (@beanzaru) September 24, 2021