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Super Mario Movie Should Have Original Voice Actor, Says Tara Strong

As audiences continue to complain about the casting choice, iconic voice actor Tara Strong says: The Super Bros. Movie must have the original voice actor of the titular character. The story for the latest adaptation of Nintendo’s beloved platformer franchise is currently unknown, but is expected to follow the iconic formula of the titular plumber who takes on Bowser to save Princess Peach from Mushroom Kingdom. Chris Pratt leads the ensemble cast for The Super Mario Bros. Movie alongside Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day, Jack Black, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, Sebastian Maniscalco and Kevin Michael Richardson.


After nearly seven years of production and development, the public finally got their first glimpse of The Super Mario Bros. Movie with its recent trailer revealing the first glimpses of Pratt’s Mario, Black’s Bowser, Key’s Toad and Day’s Luigi. While audiences have been largely positive about their feelings about the film’s visual effects and most of the voices, Pratt’s brief vocal performance of Mario has sparked widespread disdain, with many Guardians of the Universe actor didn’t make much effort to mimic the Nintendo character’s exaggerated Italian voice. Now a big name in the voice acting industry is also opening up about their distaste for Pratt’s Super Mario Bros. Movie to pour.

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Iconic Voice Actor Tara Strong She recently took to her Twitter to share a photo of her and fellow voice actor Charles Martinet, known for his work as Nintendo video game character Mario. Although the film is not mentioned by name, Loki actor credited the photo with “It should be Charles,” seemingly sharing her feelings that The Super Mario Bros. Movie must contain the original voice actor. Check out Strong’s message above:

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Pratt’s casting as Mario for The Super Mario Bros. Movie has been a source of criticism since it was first announced, with many feeling that his lack of Italian heritage made him a poor choice for the role. Since the trailer offered a first glimpse of Pratt’s work in the role, many have expressed similar sentiments to Strong, calling for Martinet, who has voiced Mario since 1992, to reprise his role for the latest Nintendo movie adaptation. video games. Interestingly, Martinet is expected to make an unnamed cameo appearance in The Super Mario Bros. Movieleaving many hopeful for him to land the titular role, though his portrayal of both Waluigi and Wario in the games also makes it likely he can help establish one of the two characters for future movies.

Should Martinet eventually bring Wario or Waluigi to the fold? The Super Mario Bros. Movieit would pull a page out of Paramount’s Sonic the hedgehog franchise book, in which original Tails actor Colleen O’Shaughnessey reprized her role for both films. While the visual design of the Super Mario Bros. Movie trailer scored mostly favorable reviews, unlike the infamous Ugly Sonic design, it will be interesting to see if the creative team behind the animated film chooses to re-record Pratt’s voice to better match that of his counterpart in the video game, or continues with his original work. Only time will tell when The Super Mario Bros. Movie opens in theaters on April 7.

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