Nintendo is working with Illumination to bring Mario to the big screen
Nintendo have announced that they will be partnering up with Illumination Entertainment to create an animated Mario film.
Illumination Entertainment, a division of Universal Studios, is best known for their work on the Despicable Me franchise (yes, including Minions), as well as The Secret Life of Pets and Sing. The Mario film will be co-produced by Shigeru Miyamoto and Chris Meledandri.
Nintendo and Illumination are partnering on a movie starring Mario, co-produced by Shigeru Miyamoto and Chris Meledandri! pic.twitter.com/wVRPLIzcGJ
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 1, 2018
We’ll bring more details as they come.