The movie of Super Mario Bros. has broken several records and is shaping up to be one of the year’s top-grossers. Second Expirationthe Illumination and Universal film grossed $377 million during its first weekend.
With this, it not only became the best opening for a film based on a video game, but also for an animated film.
According to figures dAND BoxOfficeMojo, Super Mario Bros.: The Movie got $204,628,865 in the United States, equal to 54.2% of total turnover. And at the international box office, it grossed another $173,000,000, for a total of $377,628,865. Impressive figures for a film based on a video game, surpassing other films such as Detective Pikachu and Sonic 2.
Black Jackwho lends her voice to a character in the film, now wants her in a sequel to Super Mario Bros. voice co-star be Peter Pascal.
Black, the voice of Bowser in the stellar film from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment, said in his own style that a saga could have multiple Nintendo characters. as Wario, with Pascal as the perfect voice for the villain.
“However, it’s not a given that Bowser will return,” he said in a statement posted by indiewire. “I’ve done a few films by Kung Fu Panda and I was a different villain in each film. They can do the same.”
Black continued, “What if there was a more powerful and more evil villain? Then it’s possible that I need to help Mario and the others to defend our universe against some other of those invisible forces of Evil… -and in a frenzy he thought for 12 seconds before leaving- “Wario! Pedro Pascal… Pedro would be Wario…”.
Charles Hurd is an entertainment journalist for News Rebeat. He brings a fresh and engaging voice to the world of pop culture, covering the latest developments in film, television, music, and more.