“Sucks”: ‘Super Mario Bros.’ It aims to be one of the 2023 movies but the original Luigi is not happy

The new animated film about the famous video game features a cast led by Chris Pratt and Anya Taylor-Joy.

The year 2023 has not yet begun, but it does not have to arrive to know that Super Mario Bros. The Movie It’s going to be one of the big titles of the next 12 months. Directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, the animated film hits theaters on March 31st and it is true that there is an element in the project that has earned some criticism: the signing of Chris Pratt.

the actor of Guardians of the Galaxy He is in charge of lending his voice to the famous plumber and already with the first trailer, many showed their discontent on social networks because he did not have the iconic Italian accent. With his second advance, the film has convinced more people. However, there is an actor who is not at all happy with the cast of voices.

Chris Pratt’s voice in ‘Super Mario Bros’ disappoints fans: “We fixed Sonic’s teeth. We can stop this”

John Leguizamo gave life to Luigi in live action movie Super Mario Bros. and has recognized that the new animated version is “a step back” for the lack of diversity in the cast.

As he recounted on IndieWire:

Many people love the original. I did Comic-Con in New York and in Baltimore and everyone says, ‘No. No. We love the old one, the original. The new one is not fitting. I’m not bitter. it’s unfortunate

The actor, who shared the spotlight with Bob Hoskins in the role of Mariohas also revealed that the directors Rocky Morton and Annabel Jankel had to fight to get him cast as Luigi:

I was a Latino man and the studio didn’t want me as the lead. They fought very hard and it was a breakthrough. That they take a step back and do not choose another [actor de color] stinks

Those in charge of voicing Mario and Luigi in the animated film are Pratt and Charlie Day. The cast also includes actors such as Anya Taylor-Joy, Jack Black, Seth Rogen and Fred Armisen.

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