Last September, a four-year anniversary after an Illumination Entertainments untitled Mario movie was revealed, the animated features voice cast was revealed, with Chris Pratt being responsible as the popular Nintendo character, according to reports! Were we a little less than a year away from hearing how Pratt will sound as the man himself, but the Guardians of the Galaxy star has revealed more about his upcoming vocal role, revealing how it will stand out amongst the voices weve heard in Mario-centric films over the
After the Chris Pratt Mario casting was announced, many individuals expressed displeasure about why he was chosen for the role, and some even campaigned for Danny DeVito to voice the character instead. While interviewing Variety, Pratt discussed how hes put in a lot of effort with the Mario filmmakers to produce this new Mario voice, he said:
I landed on something that I''m really proud of and cant wait to see and hear. It''s not a live-action film. Im not gonna be wearing a plumber suit all over. It''s not a live-action film, but it''s a live-action movie. It''s not a live-action movie. It''s not a live-action film. It''s not a real-life movie, but a voice for an animated character, and it''s
Chris Pratt''s comments follow a few days after Chris Meledandri, the CEO of Illuminations, said that Pratt has given a solid performance as Mario, and that the film is three-quarters done. Beyond that, we remain in the dark on how Pratts Mario will sound, but according to the actor, it''s quite the unique take.
Chris Pratt''s resume will include Mario as the sixth animated character, with Emmet Brickowski staring in the LEGO Movie and its sequel, Barley Lightfoot in Onward, and Jake in the episode of The Batman and Cooper Daniels, as well as Bob Hoskins'' debut in the 1993s live-action Super Mario Bros. Pratt is also on board to voice Garfield in a fully-animated film, following Bill Murray.
Anya Taylor-Joy will play Princess Peach, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Seth Rogen as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson as Foreman Spike, and Charles Martinet in the unidentified cameo roles. Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, both of whom worked on Teen Titans Go! to the Movies, directed the script and Minions: The Rise of Grus Matthew Fogel wrote it.
The Mario film is scheduled to premiere on April 7, 2023. Chris Pratt is just re-imagining Owen Grady in Jurassic World Dominion, and in two weeks, hell be back in action as Star-Lord for Thor: Love and Thunder. Read through our release schedule for the 2022 season to see what other movies will offer soon.