Super Mario Bros. Movie Sequel Announced; Release Date Unveiled

Nintendo has announced the official release date for the sequel to “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” during a special video celebration on Mario Day. The movie is being produced by Illumination and is set to roll into theaters on April 3, 2026. Details about the sequel are still under wraps, but audiences can expect the return of directors Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, and animation from Illumination Studios Paris.

Unveiling The Super Mario Bros. Movie 2

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The initial announcement was made by Mario creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, who confirmed the movie’s production in partnership with Illumination. Few specifics about the sequel have been disclosed at this time. However, it was established that storyboard and set design are currently in progress.

During the celebration, Chris Meledandri of Illumbation was present to confirm the return of directors Horvath and Jelenic. Furthermore, he stated that Illumination Studios Paris would once again be animating the movie. No Trailer has been released yet but the announcement video can be found at the Twitter handle of Nintendo of America.

What to expect in The Super Mario Bros. Movie 2

Miyamoto expressed their intention to expand Mario’s world, promising an upbeat and enjoyable story for the sequel. While the exact narrative of the sequel is unknown, the end of the first Super Mario Bros. Movie hinted at a significant role for the character, Yoshi. The lovable dinosaur made a brief appearance in the first film, but it is expected that Yoshi would have more interaction with the primary characters in the sequel. Fans are optimistic that Yoshi might even be voiced by a notable actor this time. The sequel might also shed more light on how Princess Peach found herself in the Mushroom Kingdom.

Returning Cast for The Super Mario Bros. Movie 2

It hasn’t been confirmed which actors will reprise their roles in the sequel. However, indicators suggest that most, if not all, of the cast will return for the sequel. Mario’s actor, Chris Pratt, had previously expressed his interest in doing a sequel, once the writers’ strike was resolved. Donkey Kong’s voice actor, Seth Rogen, has also shown interest in a sequel or even a potential spin-off. Jack Black, who lent his voice to the character Bowser, is also expected to return.

Despite mixed critical reactions, “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” was a commercial success, proving to be a big hit among audiences worldwide andgrossing over $1 billion.

Wrapping Up

The sequel to “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” has been officially announced, promising more adventure and fun in the Mushroom Kingdom for fans of Mario. Are you thrilled about the forthcoming sequel? How did you find the first movie? Feel free to share your thoughts. For more updates, stay connected with HitPlay.

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