‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’: Nintendo & Illumination Debut First Trailer

Mario and Luigi are returning to the big screen!

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Nintendo and Illumination have dropped the first official trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

Chris Pratt is Mario and Charlie Day is Luigi in the official trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie, which has dropped online following its debut during a special Nintendo Direct presentation. The trailer premiered with a video message from legendary Nintendo video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto and Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri, teasing the upcoming animated movie.

Our first look at the designs of iconic Super Mario Bros. characters

The Super Mario Bros. Movie opens with a look at the villainous Bowser before jumping into a scene with Mario and Toad. The sneak peek ends with a brief action scene, showing Luigi running away from a group of Dry Bones. You can check out the trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie below.

In addition to Chris Pratt and Charlie Day, The Super Mario Bros. Movie also features the voice talents of Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong, Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek and Sebastian Maniscalco as Foreman Spike. The movie is being directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic from a script by Matthew Fogel.

Nintendo and Universal are co-financing The Super Mario Bros. Movie, with the latter handling the distribution. Illumination, which is co-owned by Universal, has previously worked on Despicable MeMinionsThe Secret Life of Pets, and Sing.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie opens in theaters on April 27, 2023. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding the movie and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!

Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.