During the Nintendo Direct Livestream event, the voice cast was announced for the upcoming
Superstar Chris Pratt is playing Mario himself. Given how great he was as in the
Anya Taylor Joy is playing Princess Peach, which also seems like a match made in video game heaven.
Jack Black is Bowser, a.k.a. King Koopa. This means that we live in a reality where Black
Keegan-Michael Key plays Toad, Princess Peach’s most loyal attendant. Given how great he was in
Veteran voice actor Kevin Michael Richardson plays Kamek, and Sebastian Maniscalco is our Spike. And there will be surprise cameos from Charles Martinet. (Which, we guess, is now not such a surprise).
Oh yeah, and even Donkey Kong will make an appearance, played by Seth Rogen. And Fred Armisen is our Cranky Kong.
During the live stream event, Mario-creator Shigeru Miyamoto said “This is a very collaborative project between Illumination and Nintendo. and I myself have been enjoying a creative process that is a little bit different from making games. It may be awhile before we can share more updates, but we hope you can look forward to it.”
Hopefully, this animated