Chris Pratt on controversy over role as Mario in Super Mario Bros. film as he's not Italian

Chris Pratt on controversy over role as Mario in Super Mario Bros. film as he's not Italian

Chris Pratt reacts to controversy over him being cast as Mario in Super Mario Bros. film as he's not of Italian heritage Chris Pratt opened up on the discussion of his landing the role of Mario in the upcoming Super Mario Bros. film, as he's not of Italian heritage. The Minnesota native, 43, spoke with Variety Wednesday about the notion some people could be put off by the accent he uses to play the famed video game plumber, as a number of people took to social media last fall skeptical of the casting decision. 'I worked really closely with the directors and trying out a few things and landed on something that I’m really proud of,' Pratt said, 'and can’t wait for people to see and hear.' The latest: Chris …
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