Chris Pratt to Star in ‘Super Mario Bros’ Animated Film

The “Super Mario Bros” animated movie has set a voice cast that will include Chris Pratt and Charlie Day as Mario and Luigi.

Nintendo announced the full cast today as part of their #NintendoDirect event, and it also includes Anya Taylor-Joy, Keegan-Michael Key, Jack Black, Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, Kevin Michael Richardson, Sebastian Maniscalco and special cameos from Charles Martinet, who is the original voice of Mario, Luigi, Wario and more.

Pratt and Day will play the title characters Mario and Luigi, the two heroic plumbers who must make their way through the Mushroom Kingdom and rescue Princess Peach (Taylor-Joy) from the evil Lord Bowser (Black). Among the other key cast, Key is playing Toad and Rogen is playing Donkey Kong.

The “Super Mario Bros.” movie arrives in theaters on December 21, 2022, from Universal, Nintendo and Illumination Animation, which is behind the “Despicable Me” and “Minions” movies.