More than a year since we first got the news that Charles Martinet wouldn't be voicing Mario in the Super Mario Bros. movie, we finally got a short clip of Chris Pratt's take on the character this week.
It's safe to say that his performance is divisive, as Pratt pretty much sounds like his usual self, not like the plumber we've heard in the games for 30 years now.
However, quality isn't the only concert. Many have criticized the studio for recasting Mario at all, feeling that it's an insult to Martinet and voice actors as a whole.
Now, breaking his silence for the first time since the trailer's premiere, Martinet is thanking fans for the outpouring of support he has received in the past few days, suggesting he is also disappointed not to be voicing Mario.Read more on thegamer.com