Once we first heard Chris Pratt’s Mario voice within the preliminary trailer for The Tremendous Mario Bros. Film, it didn’t sound like Charles Martinet’s iconic Mario voice at all. However in a brand new interview to advertise the movie, Pratt busted out a Mario voice that truly sounds nearly precisely like what you hear within the Nintendo video games.
Simply take heed to Pratt’s “wahoo” and “it’s-a me” your self in this video from BBC’s The One Present:
They’re so good, proper? Initially, I used to be extraordinarily disillusioned with Pratt’s Mario voice, particularly after he had promised that it would be “not like something you’ve heard within the Mario world earlier than.” Seems that it may be identical to what we’ve already been listening to within the Mario world for years.
You may hear a bit extra of Pratt’s Mario voice in this tweet from the movie’s Twitter account, and whereas it sounds a little much less like Martinet, it’s shut sufficient for me.
I’m relieved to listen to that Pratt really can do an ideal Mario voice, particularly as a result of the transient tidbits we’ve heard of the remainder of the voice forged have been lifeless on as properly. (I’m significantly fond of Keegan-Michael Key’s Toad.) The film premieres on April 5th, and I can’t wait to see Mario and Luigi, uh, sliving.
Replace March seventeenth, 2:01PM ET: Added tweet from the film’s Twitter account.