It seems that the highly anticipated Super Mario movie continues to provide us with more updates as we approach its premiere. Nintendo has recently released a first Nintendo Direct for the film, which includes the first teaser trailer in both Spanish and Latin Spanish. This was followed by a second Nintendo Direct that shared another trailer, also available in these languages. Now, we have even more news.
The release date for the movie in the United States has been moved up to April 5th from its previously confirmed date of April 7th. In addition, the release date for Japan remains on April 28th as previously confirmed, and the release date for Spain has also been moved up to April 5th.
Wahoo! The #SuperMarioMovie is moving from April 7 to April 5 in the US and in more than 60 markets around the world. The movie hits theaters in additional markets in April and May, with Japan opening April 28. pic.twitter.com/CjlikfC3cu
— The Super Mario Bros. Movie (@supermariomovie) February 28, 2023
Remember that the release dates for the highly anticipated Super Mario movie have been updated, after being delayed from its initial Christmas 2022 release. The film is a collaboration between Universal Pictures and Nintendo and boasts an impressive cast of voice actors including 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 movie is being produced by Illumination’s Chris Meledandri and Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, who previously collaborated on Teen Titans Go! The script is written by Matthew Fogel, known for his work on The LEGO Movie 2 and the Illumination Minions Movie: Rise of Gru.
You can also check out our coverage of the Mario movie here. What are your thoughts on the upcoming Super Mario movie starring Chris Pratt? What do you think the final product will be like? Let us know in the comments.