Cancelled Movies. Wiki
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In December 2014, information leaked that Sony Pictures had made a deal with Nintendo to create an animated film based on the Mario franchise.

Plot[]

The plot is unknown but it would have been the same as the 2023 film.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. The 2014 Sony Hack caused the cancellation.
  2. Sony was working on Popeye. (Which was also cancelled and got moved to King Features Syndicate, then along with Warner Bros. Pictures Animation)
  3. Sony owns a rival gaming console company to Nintendo.

Result[]

  • After Sony's film was permanently cancelled, the movie was waiting for another studio to produce it.
  • Universal Pictures, Nintendo, & Illumination Entertainment created a movie based off the video game called The Super Mario Bros. Movie that was released on April 5, 2023 to mixed to positive critical reviews but was a box office success.
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