The Super Mario Bros Movie release date – what we know

When is The Super Mario Bros Movie release date? Nintendo’s blockbuster movie is almost here and to celebrate, we have our final trailer to get excited over. Here’s everything we know so far!

Super Mario Bros Movie release date – Plot

The animated movie sees Chris Pratt take on the role of Mario as he team’s up with Luigi to save damsel in distress, Peach. This will be the first adaption of the video game since the 1993 live-action Super Mario Bros. movie. 

This new adaptation by Illumination Studios sees Mario heading to Mushroom Kingdom. It is here he will meet Jack Black’s Bowser as well as Anya-Taylor Joy’s Peach. Luckily, Joy’s Peach can take care of herself as she teams up with Mario to save Charlie Day’s Luigi from Bowser’s claws.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie screencap featuring Mario, Peach and Toad.
Credit: Variety

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Release Date

The release for this highly-anticipated movie has different release dates depending on where you are in the world. For those in North America, you can see it hit screens on April 7. For UK fans, you can see it earlier on March 23. Finally, Super Mario Bros. hits cinemas in Japan on April 28. 

Additionally, it will be likely the movie will also be heading to the Peacock streaming service. This is estimated to be sometime around May. 

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailers

The first trailer was released during the New York City Comic-Con last year. It features the famous cast of characters as well as Khary Payton as the Penguin King. It also gave us our first look at Mario’s brother, Luigi. 

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In recent news, the final trailer was released just yesterday. This animation also offered us a synopsis on what we can expect from the movie.

While working underground to fix a water main, Brooklyn plumbers Mario (Chris Pratt; Jurassic World and The LEGO Movie franchises) and brother Luigi (Charlie Day; It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) are transported down a mysterious pipe and wander into a magical new world. But when the brothers are separated, Mario embarks on an epic quest to find Luigi.

With the assistance of a Mushroom Kingdom resident Toad (Keegan-Michael Key; The Lion King) and some training from the strong-willed ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom, Princess Peach (Anya Taylor-Joy;The Queen’s Gambit), Mario taps into his own power. 

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Cast and directors

As well as the aforementioned cast, the Super Mario Bros. Movie will also see Keegan-Michelle Key take on the role of Toad. Additionally, Seth Rogen will play a key role as Donkey Kong. Finally, comedian Fred Armisen will play Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson is Kamek and Sebastian Maniscalco will be Foreman Spike. 

Directing will be handed over to Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic. The pair are most associated with their work on Teen Titans Go! 

So that’s about everything we know about the upcoming movie. Will you be heading to cinemas to watch Super Mario Bros? Let us know across our social media platforms. 

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