Pedro Pascal is the perfect Mario in gritty The Last of Us-inspired SNL skit
SNL Presents: Pedro Pascal as Mario
No one was prepared for the surprising twist that SNL brought to the table with the recent skit featuring Pedro Pascal as none other than…Mario?!
The grittiness of the skit was inspired by the highly acclaimed video game, The Last of Us, featuring Pedro Pascal as the new, more “adult” take on the beloved plumber. Is this a sign of great things to come?
So What Made Pedro Pascal So Perfect For the role?
It’s no secret that Pedro Pascal exudes bad boy charm, but could he pull off Mario in a post apocalyptic world? The answer is a resounding yes!
Here are the top 3 qualities that Pedro Pascal brought to the SNL skit:
- The fiery Latin attitude: From his scorching stare to his gruff voice, Pedro Pascal was able to capture the edginess of a much cooler Mario.
- The fighting spirit: All of his martial arts experience made Pedro Pascal one butt-kicking mushroom man.
- The wit: Pedro Pascal delivered his Mario lines with the sarcastic humor that only a true thespian could conjure up.
No doubt, the SNL skit was a success. Who would have thought that the beloved Mario would look so awesome in a gritty post-apocalyptic world? Thanks, Pedro Pascal– we never knew that Mario had so much cool factor!