Nintendo has a great animated movie along the way: a Super Mario movie coming from Minionmanufacturers in Illumination. And now it seems that this will be just the beginning. Although the details remain unclear, the company is talking a lot about developing other feature-length animated films to follow. Mario. Nintendo is known for its tendency to adapt its movie titles from live action Super Mario Bros. film loaded into the box office. But that seems to be changing, albeit slowly.
Sometime next year, everyone̵
Speaking to Fast Company, Nintendo’s global president Shuntaro Furukawa said, “Animation in general is something we’re looking at, not just this franchise.” However, Nintendo still intends to be picky about what it produces. “Although the ways in which we are expanding our IP are increasing, we are very, very careful where and how our IP is licensed,” Furukawa added. “We are not deploying our heroes and worlds just to increase public exposure.”
Nintendo is worried about adapting their titles in movies after the live action Super Mario Bros. 1993 film. This film was a notorious box office and a critical disappointment, and Nintendo does not want another one in their hands. However, as the Fast Company article adds, “about a decade ago,” Furukawa said, “the company decided to get serious about maximizing creativity, quality, and the overall Nintendo-presence presence outside of gaming.”
Furukawa added that any project adapted from one of their games “must make sure that the results are true to the players’ experience and that they will never prevent Nintendo developers from making another unique game with the same characters.”
For now, Nintendo seems to be moving cautiously. The Super Mario the film remains shrouded in secrecy – there is still no official release date, we do not know the plot, we do not even know who voices the characters. For now, we can only say that the film will appear somewhere in 2022. If this is a big hit, you can expect Nintendo to move forward with more titles. If not, well … let’s let them worry about when and if that happens.
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