The most familiar month of the year, December, is approaching and Netflix has ensured the release of one of the highest-grossing films of the year, The Super Mario Bros. Movie of Universal Pictures, Nintendo e Illumination Studios, will be launched on the platform on December 3, 2023at least in the United States, as reported by Deadline.
The animated film is currently available on NBCUniversal’s Peacock. On December 3, it will no longer be available on said streamer, to transfer its availability to Netflix, where it will surely become one of the most viewed on the platform. The month of December is regularly reserved for family titles, and The Super Mario Bros. Movie It looks like a good option to watch with the family during the holidays.
The news was revealed during Netflix Geekend, a week-long event where the latest on the platform’s most anticipated content is revealed.
Taking into account that The Super Mario Bros. Movie It is the highest-grossing film in the history of Mexico, we believe that the streamer and Universal Pictures are going to fight for the film to be released on the same platform in Mexico and the rest of Latin America. If there is no announcement in the following days, we will have to wait until the end of November, when Netflix announces its premieres scheduled for December 2023.
The film accumulated more than $1.36 billion at the global box office. It is the second highest-grossing film of 2023 at the global and domestic box office, both behind Barbie, the highest-grossing video game adaptation, and the second highest-grossing animated film in history.
The story of Super Mario Bros Movie follows brothers Mario and Luigi as two Brooklyn plumbers who are transported to the Mushroom Kingdom and become involved in an epic adventure.
The film stars the voices of Chris Pratt like Mario, Charlie Day like Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy like Princess Peach, Jack Black like Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key like Toad, Seth Rogen like Donkey Kong, and Fred Armisen like Cranky Kong.
The film includes references and nods to the Super Mario video game franchise, including more members of the Kong family, and other enemies of Super Mario, Mario Kart, Galaxy, etc.
The direction is carried out by Aaron Horvath y Michael Jelenic; both have directed episodes of the series Teen Titans Go!, Horvath also directed the film alone. Teen Titans Go! To the Movies. The duo directs the script written by Matthew Fogel (Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, The Lego Movie 2, Minions: The Rise of Gru).