Looks like we may be approaching the era of the video game mascot movie. Nintendo has recently finalized a deal with Illumination Entertainment to bring audiences a Super Mario Bros. movie, and for quite some time, Paramount has been working on bringing Sega’s own blue blur to the big screen in a Sonic the Hedgehog […]
Just last month we got confirmation that Nintendo was teaming with Illumination Entertainment to create an animated Super Mario Bros. movie. The studio behind movies like Despicable Me, Minions and The Secret Life of Pets seemed like...Show More Summary
Discussing the work of Abbas Kiarostami with his son Ahmad is always as illuminating as it is entertaining. After the U.S. premiere of Abbas’ final feature, the unique and wondrous "24 Frames" at Lincoln Center on Feb. 2, I discussed it with Ahmad, who co-produced the film and completed it after his father’s untimely death. Show More Summary
Nintendo recently revealed that it’s giving Hollywood another chance to get Super Mario right with a full-length animated feature from Illumination Entertainment. It’s gotta be better than that first movie right? The bar is definitely set…
The plumber who stars in the Super Mario franchise is headed to the big screen, with help from Illumination Entertainment, the U.S. animation studio behind the “Despicable Me” series. The New York Post reports that the movie is being co-produced...
Last November, we reported on the rumor from the Wall Street Journal that Nintendo was looking to team with animation studio Illumination Entertainment to bring Mario to the big screen for the first time since the universally-hated live-action Super Mario Bros. movie from the 1990s. However, last month, it was revealed that this deal had […]
Nintendo America has announced that it’s working with Illumination Entertainment on a Mario movie starring everybody’s favorite Italian plumber. It will be co-produced by Shigeru Miaymoto and Chris Meledandri. Nintendo and Illumination...Show More Summary
Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima told analysts during an earnings briefing that Nintendo will work with film and animation studio Illumination Entertainment to produce an animated Super Mario movie, confirming a report that the company is finally prepared to put the terrible 1993 live-action film Super Mario Bros. behind it. Nintendo CEO just confirmed WSJ's report […]
Nintendo has confirmed it is working on a Mario movie with Illumination Entertainment, the animation studio behind Minions and Despicable Me. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto is listed as a co-producer on the film, alongside Illumination boss and Minions creator Chris Meledandri. There's no word yet on a release date. Read more…
In November, we reported on a rumor that Nintendo was in talks with Universal about making an animated Super Mario movie with Illumination Entertainment (the studio behind Despicable Me and the Minions). Tonight, Nintendo officially announced on Twitter that the movie is indeed happening, with iconic Nintendo… Read more...
Nintendo is producing a "Super Mario" movie. The animated title will be supervised by Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, as well as Illumination Entertainment. There are no details with regard to its release date, but rumour has it theShow More Summary
Sunlight filters through the ceiling’s Tiffany stained-glass windows, illuminating the swirling patterns that adorn the marble room’s walls and floor. Though the magnificent room looks like it was destined to entertain esteemed guests in formal attire, it was actually built for avian occupants. Show More Summary
Late last year, The Wall Street Journal reported that Nintendo was getting back into the movie business, and that they were nearing a deal with Illumination Entertainment (The Despicable Me series) to bring an animated Super Mario Bros. movie to the big screen. However, ever since that announcement, there’s been no news from the Big […]
Remember the rumor of Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment teaming up for a Super Mario Bros. animated movie? Those details were never confirmed, but today Nintendo's president has at least given a little glimpse at what could happen...Show More Summary
Illumination Entertainment has revealed the first poster for The Grinch, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the iconic Dr. Seuss Creation.
(John Hinderaker) Mark Steyn turns his gimlet eye on Robert Mueller’s “independent” investigation of…something. Mark’s survey isn’t definitive; it is much too early for that. But it is illuminating and, as always, entertaining. He begins by pointing out that Mueller, a lifelong swamp denizen, is anything but independent. Show More Summary
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 »