The announcement of the new release date for Universal and Illumination's "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" has been met with much anticipation and excitement from fans around the world. Originally slated for release on April 7, the film will now hit theaters on April 5, two days earlier than previously planned.
The star-studded cast, which includes Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day, Jack Black, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Sebastian Maniscalco, has also been a major draw for audiences. Fans have been eager to see these beloved characters brought to life by some of Hollywood's most talented actors.
In addition to the new release date, Universal and Illumination have also announced that the film will be released in more than 60 markets around the world. This includes some of the biggest film markets, such as China, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, and the U.K. and Ireland. This global release strategy shows just how much faith the studios have in the film's potential to be a box office hit.
"The Super Mario Bros. Movie" is directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, with a script by Matthew Fogel. The film is based on the iconic video game franchise created by Nintendo, which has been a beloved part of pop culture for over three decades.