It’s a-him, Chris Pratt! Watch the trailer for upcoming Mario movie
While the jury is still out on if famously non-Italian Chris Pratt will actually be successful at voicing the character of Mario (was Michael Imperioli from “The Sopranos” not available?), the trailer for the upcoming movie is out and it looks SO good.
It’s Mario Day, here’s how Nintendo is celebrating the beloved character
March 10 marks Mario Day, or MAR10 DAY, according to Nintendo. From challenging mini-games during Super Mario Parties to drifting in Mario Kart, Mario has had a long, nostalgic and successful career. As Central Florida waits for Super Nintendo World to make its formal debut at Universal’s Epic Universe, we’ll all have to celebrate the superstar on our screens for now. [WATCH: Super Nintendo World coming to Epic Universe]Though Mario is more than happy to get paid in gold coins, Nintendo understands a small discount for his fans is much appreciated. This year, even Luigi is getting some love on Mario Day, with discounts on Luigi’s Mansion.
Universal’s Super Nintendo World gets opening date
Universal Studios Japan will hold its grand opening of the world’s first SUPER NINTENDO WORLD on March 18, 2021OSAKA, Japan – Universal Studios Japan said its interactive Super Nintendo World will open to guests on March 18, kicking off the park’s 20th-anniversary celebration. Guests will immerse themselves in the Super Nintendo world even further by wearing a power-up band. AdPower-Up Band Challenge at Super Nintendo World (Universal Studios Japan)The land was originally scheduled to open in July of last year but Universal delayed the opening due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The news about Super Nintendo World comes as Universal Orlando said last week its resuming construction on its fourth theme park, Epic Universe. Last year, leaders with Comcast, Universal’s parent company, said a Super Nintendo World would be coming to the new theme park in Orlando.