Nintendo has confirmed that none other than Vancouver’s Seth Rogen himself will voice Donkey Kong in the upcoming Mario movie.
In a surreal moment, Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto came out during the recent Nintendo Direct to reveal cast details for the animated film.
Chris Pratt as Mario
Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach
Charlie Day as Luigi
Jack Black as Bowser
Keegan-Michael Key as Toad
Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong
Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong
Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek
Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike
Surprise Cameos by Charles Martinet
– Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 23, 2021
Rogen is the film’s big Canadian star, but other notable voices include Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach, Charlie Day as Luigi, Jack Black as Bowser, and veteran Mario played Charles Martinet in “surprise cameos.” .
Additionally, Nintendo revealed that the film will hit North American theaters on December 21, 2022.
Plot details are currently unknown, but we know that My favorite villain Studio Illumination is handling the animated film. However, with a cast as wild as this one, the movie is sure to be entertaining, to say the least.
For more information on what was revealed during the Nintendo Direct, check out our roundup.