A little while back there was news that Nintendo and Illumination, the studio behind Despicable Me, were holding talks about a Mario movie adaptation.Yesterday both companies confirmed that a deal had been struck and work would begin on a Mario movie. At this moment in time it is too early to say what the plot of the movie will be.
The movie will be co-produced by Chris Meledandr, Founder and CEO of Illumination Entertainment, and Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto. Universval Pictures will be publishing and distributing the Mario movie when it is ready to hit cinemas.
Source: Business Wire