Chris Pratt Explained Why He's "Grateful" For "The Super Mario Bros." Casting Backlash

Chris Pratt Explained Why He's "Grateful" For "The Super Mario Bros." Casting Backlash
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Chris Pratt Finally Addressed The Backlash To His Casting In "The Super Mario Bros. Movie"

Fans have been angry about Chris Pratt's casting for various reasons, but also because, well, it's Chris Pratt.

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Chris Pratt addressed all the backlash he's been getting for his casting in The Super Mario Bros. Movie.


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It was announced in September of 2021 that he would play the titular video game character — garnering criticism for various reasons.


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Some didn't like that Chris got the role over Charles Martinet, who voices Mario in the video games.

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There were also people who just aren't fans of Chris, with many feeling that he's already overexposed.

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