Nintendo and Illumination announced exactly two months ago that Chris Brad would be starring as Mario in the upcoming Mario movie. During these eight weeks, the conversation surrounding this choice focused on the popular plumber accent. Does it get the traditional Mario accent or does it do something else?
In a new interview TooFabMario’s co-producer Chris Meledantri defended Brad’s cast and called for Mario’s voice for uniqueness.
“I can tell you that the voice he makes is unique for us and for Mario,” Melodontry told AFP. TooFab. “Yes, I can not wait until people hear it. “
TooFab He asked the producer about his decision to cast non-Italian Brad as an Italian plumber. Meledandri replied that he was Italian-American and understood the feelings of the people about this choice. Luigi’s character, presented by the Italian Charlie Tag, was a headliner to the Italian look of the famous plumber duo, he said.
However, according to Melodontry, one can expect the Mario movie to address the Italian accent or its lack thereof.
“We talk about it in the film,” he said. “So you’ll see us blink.”
Pratt’s acting “This is me, Mario!” Melodontry also said that one should not expect to lean too much to the side. Character popularized by Charles Martinet, who has been Mario’s voice for decades.
As you wait to hear Bradt Mario, check out the full cast list of Mario of Illumination.