by Mr Toffee in

Earlier this morning, Nintendo announced the voice cast for the upcoming Super Mario Bros. animated film that’s being produced and animated by Illumination. Here’s the list in case you missed it:

  • Chris Pratt as Mario
  • Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach
  • Charlie Day as Luigi
  • Jack Black as Bowser
  • Keegan-Michael Key as Toad
  • Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong
  • Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong
  • Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek
  • Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike
  • Surprise cameos from Charles Martinet

Naturally, Twitter and the video game community were up in arms about the casting choice. Here are a few choice words from them, all snark-filled:

Some folks are even quick to create their own parody announcement or editing that famous Pepe conspiracy meme:

Long story short: it’s a mixed reception. We’ll have to reserve judgement until the trailers and actual movies are out to see if the voices truly fit the characters animated by Illumination.

Mr Toffee is a writer, editor, & all-around video game words guy for 9 years, give or take. He also did some story for games like Chain Chronicle and some podcasting on the side. Likes: bacon, Metallica, jogging. Hates: raccoons, oblivion. Twitter: @MrToffee
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