Nintendo is returning to the big screen, with the first trailer for the animated ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ dropping worldwide during a Nintendo Direct presentation last week.

Starring Chris Pratt as the voice of Mario, the star-studded cast also includes Anya Taylor-Joy (Princess Peach) Charlie Day (Luigi), Jack Black (Bowser), Keegan-Michael Key (Toad), Seth Rogen (Donkey Kong), Fred Armisen (Cranky Kong), Kevin Michael Richardson (Kamek) and Sebastian Maniscalco (Spike).

Nintendo teamed up with Illumination, the animation house behind Minions, for the film. Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, who created Mario, and Illumination’s Chris Meledandri both serve as producers of the film, with Teen Titans Go! To the Movies directors Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic on board, working from a script from writer Matthew Fogel of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. 

The Super Mario Bros. Movie opens April 7, 2023; check out the trailer – here.

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