Super Mario Brothers
Last November it was revealed that Illumination Entertainment was in talks to produce a film based on the Super Mario franchise. Today Nintendo announced that they have partnered up with the company and the producers for the film will be Chris Meledandri, founder of Illumination Entertainment, and Shigeru Miyamato. The film will be distributed worldwide by Universal Pictures and will be co-funding by the company and Nintendo. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment are currently in the works to bring the Super Mario Bros. back to the big screen. The original film that starred the Mario Brothers premiered in theaters in 1993. The film starred Bob Hoskins as Mario and John Leguizamo as Luigi. Unlike the first film, which was a live-action adaptation, the new potential film is going to be animated. The Super Mario Bros. game series made its debut in 1985, which featured the titular hero, Mario, and his brother Luigi as they try and save Peach from the clutches of theRead More