Chris Pratt? Never heard of him.
Pratt’s take on Mario dropped over the weekend… and it’s not gone over well.
Following the movie’s first trailer, fans have spoken out against Pratt’s casting, with many saying the role should have gone to Martinet, who’s voice Mario in video games and other formats since 1990.
One fan even went as far as to redub the trailer with a voice much more reminiscent of Martinet’s work; you can watch that below.
Strong, who’s voiced the likes of Harley Quinn in the Batman Arkham series (alongside the upcoming Suicide Squad Kill the Justice League) alongside a host of TV and film roles including Bubbles of The Powerpuff Girls, took to Twitter with her thoughts.
“It should be Charles,” she first wrote, posted alongside a picture of herself and Martinet.
“Voice actors- I’m gonna put my heart & soul in this for at least 20 years, help sell billions in merch, make the studios millions of dollars & make generations around the world happy,” she wrote in a follow-up tweet. “Hollywood- We don’t care.”
Martinet himself responded to Strong’s tweet, saying “Your love and kindness mean more than you could ever know, And genuinely touched my heart. My little eyes seem to be leaking today… with tender affection. Thank you…”
Have you seen the Super Mario Bros movie trailer? If so, would you prefer Pratt or Martinet? Sound off in the comments area, below.
This article may contain affiliate links, meaning we could earn a small commission if you click-through and make a purchase. Stevivor is an independent outlet and our journalism is in no way influenced by any advertiser or commercial initiative.