Super Mario movie has been confirmed and while we are not sure when it will be released I am sure that people are interested in finding out more details regarding the movie. Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime touched on the matter and according to him, this will be a movie that will appeal to everyone. The following is what he had to say in this regard:
Certainly our focus from a Nintendo perspective as well as working with such an accomplished partner like Illumination is to make sure that what is created is something both fans will love as well as it will be a great introduction to folks who are not as familiar with the world of Mario.
In order to bring Super Mario movie to the big screen, Nintendo is teaming up with Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures. This should indeed be a very interesting project. Nintendo fans will be lining up at day one. Reggie Fils-Aime did not stop there. The following is what he went on to say:
We see ourselves as making worldwide consumers smile through our intellectual property. Fundamentally, we do that four ways. We do it with mobile. We do it with our licensed relationships with other companies [like Kellogg’s]…We have other entertainment, which is where we put Universal Studios and Illumination. Then we have our dedicated video game business. This is a key part of our strategy. This is an area we are having a range of conversations. Just like we did for the other big two partnerships, when we have something to announce, we will.
So it would seem that there are other announcements that are yet to be made but Nintendo is choosing to keep us in the dark for now. That might not be a bad thing at the end of the day and Nintendo is known for doing things its own way, so you cant really do much about that. It should be interesting to see what these other announcements are but with the Super Mario movie coming out, it is safe to assume that these announcements are going to be Mario related.