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Upcoming Mario Movie Could Bring Back 36-Year Old Nintendo Character

It’s needless to say that Nintendo has a plethora of characters under its belt. However, according to comedian and actor Sebastian Maniscalco, the upcoming Mario movie could be bringing back a character that’s been dormant for 36-years [via VGC]

Wrecking Crew title screen
Credit: Nintendo

That’s right, according to Eponge2L on Twitter, the comedian reveals that Foreman Spike 1985 NES game Wrecking Crew could be in the new Mario flick. Of course, this is a game that just so happened to star Mario. Although, we’re not quite sure if he was a certified plumber at this stage in his life. I mean, we’ve all got to start somewhere.

So, who actually is Foreman Spike? Well, he’s the guy from Wrecking Crew that isn’t too pleased with Mario’s destructive tendencies. As a result, Spike chases Mario in a bid to squash him with falling objects. Despite this, Eponge2L also states that this could be a new character with the same name. However, he will be working on a construction site, so perhaps we’re about to get some sort of weird origin story.

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Let’s hope Foreman Spike’s presence in the Mario Movie brings joy to fans of the original game. While the character has been dormant for 36-years, perhaps Nintendo is slowly realising that it’s not okay to shelf franchises and characters indefinitely. On that note, when are we getting a new F-Zero game?!

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Featured Image Credit: Nintendo