Chris Pratt and Charlie Day feature the Mario Bros. film in 2022

During Thursday’s most recent Nintendo Direct event, acclaimed video game designer Miyamoto Shigeru declared that the organization’s upcoming feature length animation project — related to American movie studio, Illumination — presently has a firm North American theatrical release date of December 21st, 2022.

While release dates for Europe, Japan, and different markets presently can’t seem to be uncovered, Miyamoto shared the studio’s key character casting decisions. Chris Pratt will voice Mario. “He’s so cool,” Miyamoto commented.

Anya Taylor-Joy, star of Netflix’s hit series Queen’s Gambit will depict Princess Peach while It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Charlie Day will voice Luigi. Jack Black will obviously be the voice behind series scoundrel, Bowser, while Keegan Michael-Key has been given a role as Toad.

What’s more, for reasons unknown, Seth Rogan will be in this too as Donkey Kong? The organization is additionally bringing back long-lasting voice actor Charles Martinet — who has depicted Mario and the remainder of his accomplice in various games to date — to serve on different appearances all through the film.