During the latest fiscal earnings briefing for the 9 months ending December 31, 2019, Nintendo gave a brief update on the upcoming Super Mario movie.
The movie, produced in partnership with Illumination, is scheduled for release in 2022. Super Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto and Illumination founder Chris Meledandri are jointly producing the movie together. Nintendo will own the rights to the movie.
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The motion picture project that we are developing in partnership with Illumination, is one of the bigger examples of such projects that we are undertaking.As we have shared previously, production is moving along smoothly aiming for a theatrical release in 2022.This is a project that Nintendo is proactively involved in from its development and production, and we will also own the rights so that the movie can be leveraged for business opportunities.The movie will be jointly produced by Mr. Shigeru Miyamoto, Representative Director and Fellow at Nintendo, as well as Mr. Chris Meledandri, founder and CEO of Illumination. Funding for this movie will be provided by Nintendo and Universal Pictures, and Universal Pictures will also be handling the distribution and promotion of the movie.
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