The hype for the upcoming Super Mario movie continues to build as more details emerge. With its release date approaching, fans are eagerly anticipating what the iconic video game character will look like on the big screen.
Nintendo has been teasing fans with trailers and updates through a series of Nintendo Direct events, revealing the film’s voice cast and giving us a glimpse of what to expect. Now, an unexpected homage has been discovered on the movie’s official website.
It seems that the film’s website pays tribute to a Miiverse user who gained internet fame for their comments on the water in video games. The user’s comment has been included on the movie’s website as a way of honoring their contribution to the Mario community.
As we wait for the release of Super Mario movie, let’s take a closer look at what we know so far. The film was initially set to be released in Christmas 2022, but the date was pushed back due to production delays.
EXCUSE ME THE MARIO MOVIE WEBSITE REFERENCES THE FREAKING NICE WATER GUY FROM MIIVERSE?!?!?! pic.twitter.com/VLF5OdObOC
— – Crazed Doodler – (@Crazed_Doodler) March 9, 2023
The movie is co-financed by Universal Pictures and Nintendo and boasts an all-star voice cast, including Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Charlie Day as Luigi, and Jack Black as Bowser.
Other voice actors include Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong, Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek, and Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike.
The movie is being produced by Chris Meledandri from Illumination and Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto. The script is written by Matthew Fogel, who previously worked on The LEGO Movie 2 and the Illumination Minions Movie: Rise of Gru.
The Super Mario movie is directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, who previously worked on the animated series Teen Titans Go! Fans are excited to see how the beloved Mario characters will be brought to life in this animated feature. With so much talent behind the film, expectations are high, and fans are eagerly waiting to see the finished product.
What do you think about the nod to Miiverse on the movie’s official website? Are you excited to see the Super Mario movie, and what are your expectations for it? Let us know in the comments.