Nitendo In Talks For A Super Mario Bros. Animated Film Feature.

Nitendo In Talks For A Super Mario Bros. Animated Film Feature.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Universal Pictures' Illumination Entertainment has been in talks with Nintendo for a year to develop an animated film adaptation of Mario and Luigi.

According to a Sources Mario creator ,Shigeru Miyamoto, is involved in the negotiations and is likely to serve as the film producer with Illumination’s chief executive Chris Meledandri. The only thing that could seal the deal is if Illumination Entertainment gives Nintendo executives creative control over the project.

Ceated by Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto for Nintendo, made his first appearance as "Jumpman" in the arcade game Donkey Kong on July 9, 1981, before receiving is own arcade game Mario Bros. in 1983. The franchise has branched into several mediums, including television shows, film, comics, and licensed merchandise. The character received a live-action film Super Mario Bros. in 1993.

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