Anya Taylor-Joy went arcading for 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie' stint

    Set to bring life to the iconic video-game character of Princess Peach, actor Anya Taylor-Joy turned to arcade gaming in preparation for "The Super Mario Bros. Movie".

    By: ANI
    | Updated on: Dec 07 2022, 01:36 IST
    Anya Taylor-Joy
    Anya Taylor-Joy will be voicing Princess Peach in the upcoming 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie'. (AP)
    Anya Taylor-Joy
    Anya Taylor-Joy will be voicing Princess Peach in the upcoming 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie'. (AP)

    From chess prodigy to iconic video-game character, Anya Taylor-Joy leaves no stone unturned in prep for her roles.

    The 26-year-old actor admitted she recently got into arcade gaming, in order to prepare for her voice role of Princess Peach in the upcoming 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie'.

    As per a report by US-based entertainment outlet, Deadline, 'The Queen's Gambit' actor told Modern Luxury San Diego that she became a "gamer" and that it was "really fun" for her.

    "Ideally, I like playing at arcades, because, again, it's like cinema; I love the ceremony. I'll go with a whole bunch of friends. And we'll just spend hours at the arcade," she said.

    The Primetime Emmy Award nominee joined an illustrious cast who will voice the iconic arcade game characters, which includes Christ Pratt as Mario, Charlie Day as Luigi, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong, Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong, Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek and Sebastian Maniscalco as Spike, as per a report by Deadline.

    The film's producers include Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri and Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto.

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    First Published Date: 07 Dec, 01:27 IST
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