Nintendo Confirms Sequel to ‘Super Mario Bros’ Movie and Sets Release Date

Breaking News – Super Mario Bros Sequel Confirmed, The Release Dates Are Out!

Nintendo has officially announced the sequel to the hit animated movie “Super Mario Bros.” Following the success of the first installment in 2023, the iconic characters Mario, Luigi, Peach, and the gang are set to return to cinemas in 2026.

Super Mario Bros Sequel Confirmed!

Super Mario is widely regarded as one of the most famous video game characters ever created. Despite this popularity, previous attempts to bring the beloved franchise to the big screen, notably the 1993 live-action adaptation, were met with disappointment. However, the tide turned with the release of “Super Mario Bros.: The Movie” in 2023. The animated adaptation by Illumination proved to be a massive success, setting the stage for a sequel.

Super Mario Bros Release Date

According to a recent announcement from Nintendo, fans can mark their calendars for April 3, 2026, as the release date for the sequel to “Super Mario Bros.: The Movie.” Barring any unforeseen delays, the film will hit theaters exactly three years after the debut of its predecessor.

Production Team

The sequel will be helmed by Chris Meledandri, CEO of Illumination, and Shigeru Miyamoto, the legendary creator of Super Mario and a creative advisor at Nintendo. Returning to direct are Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, with Mathew Fogel once again taking charge of the script.

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Success and Impact

The first installment of the Super Mario movie franchise exceeded all expectations, grossing over $1.3 billion worldwide. Not only did it surpass financial milestones, but it also claimed the title of the highest-grossing video game-based movie in history.

With the overwhelming success of “Super Mario Bros.: The Movie,” anticipation is high for its sequel. Fans can look forward to another exciting adventure with their favorite characters when the film hits theaters in 2026.