Nintendo held their Nintendo Direct Stream last night during which the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto gave us an update on how the production of the Mario-Movie is going. Not only did we get an official release date but Miyamoto divulged the cast and who will voice the different inhabitants of the mushroom kingdom.
Illumination, the team behind Despicable Me, is producing the film and it’s set to release just in time for the holidays next year. December 22 to be exact. However, this is only true for North America. We still don’t know when the movie releases in the rest of the world.
Following is a list of the main cast members and who they are going to voice.
- Mario – Chris Pratt
- Princess Peach – Anya Taylor-Joy
- Luigi – Charlie Day
- Bowser – Jack Black
- Toad – Keegan-Michael Key
- Donkey Kong – Seth Rogen
- Kamek – Kevin Michael Richardson
- Cranky Kong – Fred Armisen
- Spike – Sebastian Maniscalo
The famed voice of Mario Charles Martinet will also appear in a number of cameos but we’re not sure to which extent right now. We are eagerly awaiting the first trailer as well as a release date outside of North America.
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