Mario Film: Everything We Know So Far

‘Super Mario’ has been one of the most favourite games so far. It is highly popular across the world and has been played by millions of people till now. It has not only a great adventurous setup but also an extremely catchy and engaging overall framework. 

Several people would agree that they have lovely memories attached to the game. In such a scenario, making a film on the game seems very obvious.

A game that has already won millions of hearts and keeps winning even now deserves the honor of film creation on it. 

About The Mario Film

Designed by Shigeru Miyamoto, Satoru Iwata, Koji Kondo, and more, it is majorly developed by the Nintendo team and others. Even the music behind the game is very popular across the globe, which has been composed by Koji Kondo and Mahito Yokota. The game consists of a character who happens to be the protagonist, namely, ‘Mario.’ The ultimate goal of Mario is to save the princess after tackling several obstacles along the way. It also has some good and supportive elements like the growth mushroom and coins in between.

Is the Untitled Mario Film in development?

Mario was created by Shigeru Miyamoto and he soon became inquisitive in developing a new Mario film. When Nintendo was giving rise to its former games to the Virtual Console service, and through Nintendo’s stint with Universal Parks and Resorts to develop Mario-based enticements he met with the founder of Illumination Chris Meledandri for further developments of another Mario film. 

In 2016, Miyamoto and Meledandri were in talks about working on a Mario film and back in January 2018 Nintendo finally declared that it would work together with Illumination and Universal to create it. It was revealed that production began by 2020.

Mario Film: Release date and the upcoming cast of Mario Film

Coming back to the film, fans and gamers are more than excited to experience the childhood thrill in an artistic venture. The makers have confirmed the making of the film, which might go on screen in 2022, according to some reports.

The film which was initially slated to be released in the US in 2022 but is now delayed and pushed back to April 7, 2023 release.

As for the cast, There is not much information who the star cast are but some articles state a few of the following things-

Actors Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor Joy, Charlie Day, Jack Black, Keegan Michael, Seth Rogen, Fred Armison, Kevin Michael, and Sebastian Maniscalco have been selected for the major roles for the upcoming untitled Mario film. 

The movie might get divided into a set of film series or film franchises.

It will be released both online and offline at the same time. Therefore you have a wide range of options to watch the film.

Mario Film Plot: What would be the story for Mario?

Coming back to the plot, no one is quite sure about what exactly the plot will be. On the one hand, fans are assuming it to be somewhere related to the game or the exact plot with exciting use of technology, while on the other hand it is being said that there might be some surprising elements to keep the audience hooked for more. Hopefully, what seems highly assuring is the fact that the film might also impress the audience like the game did. The game being such a big legacy since ages, raises the level of expectation both ways. The fans are expecting a great audio-visual treat while the makers are expecting a good shower of love. Let us all wait patiently to witness it for real. 


We’ll keep this article updated over time if we get any news or official announcements regarding Mario Film or any other updates. Till then, wait patiently and do come back for more!

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