As for the final announcement from Nintendo's financial investor briefing, the company has revealed that there will be a new movie starring their mascot character, Mario. Nintendo also confirmed an animation studio for this upcoming Super Mario movie; Illumination Entertainment, the studio behind the Despicable Me series. Only two staff for the film are known at this time, which are the two co-producers, Shigeru Miyamoto and Illumination's Chris Meledandri. Meledandri has produced films like Ice Age, The Secret Life of Pets, and Despicable Me. There's no current release date for the movie yet, but the earliest it can release is in the year 2021.