SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 2: In this handout image provided by Nintendo of America, Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo Co. Ltd., gives the keynote address at the Game Developers Conference March 2, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Iwata announced Super Mario in 3D for the Nintendo 3DS portable video game system. (Photo by Kim White/Nintendo of America via Getty Images)

While no one was looking, Nintendo has quietly branched out into the movie business by forming its own production company.

The news is being reported by¬†ResetEra, which posted a U.S. copyright catalogue listing for the upcoming Mario Brothers movie. Among the companies credited for the film are “Nintendo Studios LLC” and “M Brothers Productions LLC” — the second being a not-so-veiled reference to the Mario Brothers.

Although Nintendo has yet to make an official announcement, a recent rumor suggests the company plans on following the Chris Pratt-starring Mario Brothers movie with a Seth Rogen flick featuring Donkey Kong.

Would there be an audience for a Donkey Kong movie?

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