Super Mario Bros.: The Movie is set to hit theaters on April 5, 2023, and the latest TV trailer is putting the spotlight on Mario’s brother, Luigi.
The animated film has been created by Illumination, the studio behind the Minions movies, and features several big-name actors lending their voices to the franchise’s beloved characters.
However, there has been controversy surrounding the choice of Chris Pratt as Mario’s voice actor, prompting much discussion and speculation ahead of the movie’s release.
Luigi takes center stage in new Super Mario Bros.: The Movie trailer
As part of the final promotional efforts for the movie, the latest TV trailer puts Luigi firmly in the spotlight. In the trailer, Luigi is captured by Bowser, providing the catalyst for Mario’s journey.
But Luigi is no helpless sidekick, making it clear in the final moments of the trailer that he won’t let Bowser win with his famous catchphrase, “You just got Luigi’d”.
A star-studded voice cast takes on Nintendo’s iconic characters
Alongside Chris Pratt, the movie’s voice cast includes Charlie Day as Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, and Jack Black as the villainous Bowser.
As fans eagerly await Super Mario Bros.: The Movie’s arrival in theaters, it’s clear that the beloved video game franchise is in safe hands with Illumination and this talented and diverse voice cast.