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Chris Pratt Celebrates Getting to Voice Mario in 'Super Mario Bros' Movie: 'Dreams Come True'

Chris Pratt Celebrates Getting to Voice Mario in 'Super Mario Bros' Movie: 'Dreams Come True'

Chris Pratt is celebrating his next role!

On Thursday (September 23), it was announced that the 42-year-old actor will voice Mario in the upcoming animated Super Mario Bros movie.

Chris then took to social media to say that getting to voice Mario is “a dream come true” for him.

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“So when I was a kid, I lived in Lake Stevens, Washington and there was this coin-operate laundromat near my house and they had Super Mario Bros, the original arcade game,” Chris said in a video shared on Instagram.

“Oh I loved that game. I never had a quarter it felt like. I used to steal them from the wishing well,” Chris said with a laugh. “That’s wild. It just dawned on me right now. The quarter I stole out of the wishing well to play Super Mario Bros is a dream come true that I get to voice Mario.”

“But I clearly stole someone else’s wish,” Chris realized. “So just waiting for that row of karma dominoes to come crashing down on me, but hey, as it is right now, it’s a me. I’m Mario.”

Chris concluded his message by saying, “I’m really excited to announce I’m going to be the voice of a video game character I played when I was a kid. Dreams come true.”

Super Mario Bros is set to hit theaters on December 21, 2022. See who else will be voicing characters in the movie!

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