NEW YORK - Nintendo Co. is close to an agreement with a U.S. production company to make an animated "Super Mario Bros." movie, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.The firm, Illumination Entertainment, is a producer of animated films for Comcast Corp.'s Universal Pictures. Show More Summary
Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets) have been in talks for more than a year and are close to signing a deal to make an animated Mario movie, according to The Wall Street Journal
A new animated movie based on Super Mario Bros. is in the works at Illumination Entertainment, the same studio that has brought you Despicable Me and Minions! The film is in the early stage of development and probably won’t be in theaters for several years, according to the Wall Street Journal. A live-action version of [...]
The day many thought would never come has arrived. The Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo has made a deal with Illumination Entertainment, the animation studio that makes the Despicable Me movies (as well as recent hits Sing and The Secret Life of Pets) to do an animated Mario movie. More »
Nintendo is reportedly in talks with Universal Studios to create an animated film starring everyone’s favorite Italian plumber, Mario. The company will be working with Illumination Entertainment, the Universal-affiliated studio behind the “Despicable Me” and “Minions” films. Show More Summary
Nintendo's plans to return to movies appear to include its most beloved franchise. Wall Street Journal sources understand that Nintendo is close to a deal for an animated Super Mario Bros. movie from Illumination Entertainment, the Universal-backed studio behind the Despicable Me series. Show More Summary
In the age of supersized intellectual properties, it was only a matter of time before Super Mario Bros. got a new big-screen treatment. According to The Wall Street Journal, Illumination Entertainment is closing in on a deal with Nintendo to make the first big adaptation of the property since 1993’s ... More »
According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment, the studio behind Despicable Me and, sigh, the Minions, are nearing a deal for a feature-length Super Mario Bros. (presumably) animated film. The...Show More Summary
Nintendo's extended hiatus from the silver screen might finally be coming to a close. On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the video game company is nearing an agreement with Illumination Entertainment to make an animated Super Mario Bros. Show More Summary
Creator Shigeru Miyamoto is expected to be a producer on the film The post Mario Bros. Animated Movie Coming from Illumination Entertainment! appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Miyamoto would be a producer on possible Illumination Entertainment film.
Looks like Mario and Luigi will be getting a second shot at the big screen very soon. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Illumination Entertainment is nearing an agreement with Nintendo to create a Super Mario Bros. movie. Illumination Entertainment is a well known animation studio, best known for their mid-budget, […]
According to the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment have been in talks about creating an animated Super Mario Bros. movie. Although most of the information is still currently under private discussion, Wall Street Journal claims that Nintendo wants to ensure that they will be actively involved with the creative process. Show More Summary
The Super Mario Brothers could be smashing bricks on the big screen soon. The Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo is in talks with Universal and Illumination Entertainment (the shop behind the "Despicable Me" franchise) for anShow More Summary
Illumination Entertainment, which makes animated films for Universal Pictures, is close to an agreement with Nintendo to make an animated “Super Mario Bros.” movie based on the 32-year-old videogame series.
The Secret Life of Pets was a runaway family film hit at the box office after pulling in $368.3 million at the domestic box office and $875.4 million worldwide. Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment were so happy with the results that they quickly ordered a sequel to arrive in the summer of 2019. Show More Summary
The title of “The Square,” the Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund’s savagely entertaining new movie, refers to a 4-by-4-meter illuminated box etched in the cobblestones outside the X-Royal, a venerable if entirely fictional museum of contemporary art in Stockholm. The purpose of this exhibit...
So it turns out, world domination does require a lot of Minions. Of course, any super villain could have told you that, which is why you shouldn’t be too shocked to learn Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me movies, combined with their Minions spin-off, are now the highest-grossing animated franchise of ... More »
IN THE short term, sure: It’s well and good for Universal and Illumination Entertainment that “Despicable Me 3? just won the weekend in North American theaters. Yet what the solid debut of the fourth film in the Minion universe really illuminates is the rare larger commercial milestone being hit here. Domestically, the “Despicable” series just […]
Illumination has certainly beaten up Dreamworks Animation, and it's surpassing Pixar as well, partly by making mid-budget films that then gross wild numbers worldwide. Illusion hires big-name actors, which helps appeal to parents. And "the hooks of its films are almost maddeningly direct. The elevator pitch for each of its films is simple."