Nintendo delays the upcoming super mario bros Animated film enters next year, according to an announcement made today on twitter.
The film was originally scheduled to hit theaters on December 21.
While no reason was provided for the delay, co-producer and Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto offered his “deepest apologies” for the delay, but promised the film would be “worth the wait.”
The film will now be released in North America on April 17, 2023 and Japan on April 28, 2023.
The animated film, co-developed with Illumination Entertainment, was announced in 2018 after a rumored period.
The film will star “Jurassic World” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” actor Gilles Platt as Mario, and Anya Taylor-Joy in Soho last night as Princess Peach, “It’s Always Sunny” Charlie Day will play Luigi, Jack Black will voice Bowser and Keegan-Michael Key will play Toad.
Seth Rogen will star as Donkey Kong, with SNL alumna Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong, actor and prolific voice actor Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek, and stand-up comedian Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike.