Nintendo announces animated Mario movie

Mario and Luigi are heading for the big screen, after Universal Studios-owned film and animation studio Illumination Entertainment reached an agreement with Nintendo to produce a feature-length movie. 

Nintendo has confirmed the film in a tweet, adding that it will be co-produced by Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of the Mario series of video games, and Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri.

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Julia Sagar
Editor-in-chief retail

Julia is editor-in-chief, retail at Future Ltd, where she works in e-commerce across a number of consumer lifestyle brands. A former editor of design website Creative Bloq, she’s also worked on a variety of print titles, and was part of the team that launched consumer tech website TechRadar. She's been writing about art, design and technology for over 15 years.