Joyous day! There's a Super Mario Bros movie in 'priority development', and we now have a tentative release window for it. You'll all have to learn to exercise some patience, though, as the flick isn't set to hit our screens until 2022.
It's especially exciting news seeing as this is the first ever Mario movie. There has definitely never been another – absolutely not. Of this I am certain.
Speaking with Variety, Chris Meledandri, the founder of Illumination, revealed some tasty new info on his production house's upcoming adaptation of Nintendo's beloved video game franchise.
If the name "Illumination" sounds familiar to you, then that's likely because it's the production company behind Despicable Me and the BAFTA nominated Minions movie.
Little is currently known about the plot or who exactly will feature, besides the titular brothers, but I'm hoping for an Iron Man-style expanded universe kick off.
Oh, and apparently the delightful Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of the series, will have some hefty involvement in the production. Maybe – just maybe – this could mean that the film won't be a monstrous butchering of the always lovable source material. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.