Nintendo has officially announced a partnership with Illumination Entertainment to create a Super Mario movie. What makes this news even better is that the movie will be co-produced by Nintendo’s very own Shigeru Miyamoto.

Not much else has been revealed, besides that Universal Pictures will finance the movie along side Nintendo, with Universal Pictures handling all the worldwide distribution.

With so much Nintendo news being announced lately it’s sure to be a big year for the company and their fans. We’ll keep you updated as more information is released. Are you excited about a Super Mario movie, and what do you think it will be about? Let us know in the comments section below.