Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment announce Super Mario animated movie

Universal Pictures to distribute the movie worldwide.

Super Mario

Illumination Entertainment, the animation studio behind Despicable Me and Minions, and Nintendo have started development on a Super Mario movie project, Nintendo announced.

The role of producer for this project will be shared by Illumination Entertainment founder Chris Meledandri and Nintendo company director Shigeru Miyamoto.

Both Universal Pictures and Nintendo are funding the movie, which will be distributed worldwide by Universal Pictures.

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