Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment (the studio behind Minions and Despicable Me) are teaming up to create an animated movie based on Super Mario!
Nintendo and Illumination are partnering on a movie starring Mario, co-produced by Shigeru Miyamoto and Chris Meledandri! pic.twitter.com/wVRPLIzcGJ— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 1, 2018
The film will be co-produced by Nintendo representative director Shigeru Miyamoto and Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri so we know that the film will have at least one person that knows what can and cannot happen to the iconic video game character!
This isn't the first movie based on the Super Mario franchise, because in 1993 the film Super Mario Bros was released which starred John Leguizamo and Bob Hoskins. This film was critically panned (not liked) because it took too many liberties with the source material!
Fingers crossed the new Super Mario movie looks better than this: