For the first time, iconic global entertainment brands Illumination and Nintendo are joining forces to create The movie Super Mario Bros.a new big-screen adventure starring one of pop culture’s hottest plumbers of the past four decades.
BBased on the world of Nintendo’s Mario games, the film invites audiences into a vibrant and thrilling new world like never before in an exuberant, action-packed cinematic comedy. While working underground fixing a water main, Brooklyn plumber Mario (Chris Pratt; jurassic world And The Lego Movie franchises) and his brother Luigi (Charlie Day; Philadelphia is always sunny) are transported in a mysterious pipe and wander through a magical new world. But when the brothers are separated, Mario embarks on an epic quest to find Luigi.
With the help of a resident Mushroom Kingdom Toad (Keegan-Michael Key; The Lion King) and training from the willing leader of the Mushroom Kingdom, Princess Peach (Anya Taylor-Joy;The Queen’s Bet), Mario taps into his own power. The movie Super Mario Bros. features an extraordinary comedic cast, including Jack Black (Jumanji movies) like Bowser, Seth Rogen (Neighbors franchise) like Donkey Kong, Fred Armisen (Portlandia, Saturday Night Live) as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson (American Dad!, Family Guy) like Kamek and Sebastian Maniscalco (green paper) as Spike, plus a special appearance by Charles Martinet, who voiced the characters of Mario and Luigi in the Super Mario games for over 30 years. The film is directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic (collaborators on The Teen Titans Go!, The Teen Titans Go! At the movie theater) from a screenplay by Matthew Fogel (Minions: The Rise of Gru, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part).