Super Mario Bros. is getting closer to being released in theaters and after seeing the first teaser trailer, people were left wanting more. Jack Black showed in a video how he gave voice to Bowser for the film, during the NYCC, in early October: it’s impressive.
The reaction of the fans was absolutely crazy, with Black sitting on a throne, enjoying embodying the king of the Koopas.
The video, released by the IGN portal, exceeded 750 thousand reproductions. This is how Bowser sounds, with the voice of the great Jack Black.
—IGN (@IGN) October 6, 2022
“The crowd seems to go crazy for Black’s performance, which is almost unrecognizable,” he says. game rant in his review of the video. “Reveals just how excited fans have become about the Super Mario Bros. movie and Black in particular.”
Black also said onstage that Bowser likes musicality, so he could bring some of his famous musical talents to the role, Game Rant notes.
Super Mario Bros. and the enormous expectation it is generating in the public
Still without an official title, the film Super Mario Bros. It already has an official release date: April 7, 2023.
Produced by Illumination in association with Nintendo and distributed by Universal Pictures, this CGI animated film stars Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach and Charlie Day as Luigi, plus Jack Black voicing Bowser.
The teaser trailer pleased the fans, especially for the image, although Pratt’s voice still leaves some doubts.
“The look of the Mushroom Kingdom looks fantastic,” notes Game Rant, “the musical cues are reminiscent of video games, and the vocal performances look promising. There seem to be several Easter Eggs for video game fans and everything indicates that the production team is working in love and reverence for the source material, despite its lack of tradition.”