What you need to know:
Nintendo and Sony will work hand in hand to put together this film, which already has a director and producers assigned. We know this.
And after the hit that the movie Super Mario Bros, it seems that Nintendo is willing to bring another of its iconic franchises to the movies. Just as you read above, we will have a live-action of The Legend of Zelda.
The confirmation came himself Shigeru Miyamoto (creator of the video game saga), who already gave quite revealing details about the project. Here we tell you what is known at the moment.
They confirm the live-action of ‘The Legend of Zelda’
The possibility of a live-action movie The Legend of Zelda has been on the minds of the franchise’s creators for a long time. And this is not said by us, but by Miyamoto himself, who took to Nintendo’s social networks to announce that the project is officially in development.
As Shigeru Miyamoto revealed in an X/Twitter post, Avi Arad is one of the producers who will work with him to develop the film. For those who don’t know Arad’s name, he was a senior executive at Marvel Studios in the mid-2000s and one of its founders…
However, after leaving the studio, Avi became more known for being producer of the different films Spider-Man (both live action with its different actors, as well as the spider-verse animated), among other things.
“I asked Avi to produce this film with me and we have officially started development on the film, with Nintendo itself involved in the production“Miyamoto wrote on X/Twitter about the live-action of The Legend of Zelda.
There is already a director for the live-action of ‘The Legend of Zelda’
The thing doesn’t end there, eh… Miyamoto confirmed that Wes Ball will be the director of this film. The filmmaker is recognized for his work in the three films of Maze Runner (2014-2018), in addition to the fact that he will soon return to the red carpets with the premiere of Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes which premieres in 2024.
It was also revealed that Sony Pictures –old acquaintances of Avi Arad– will be the studio that will distribute and even finance along with the Japanese video game giant, part of the film.
At this time, the cast has not been revealed nor has a release date been estimated. However, Shigeru Miyamoto said that “It will take time to complete, but I hope you are looking forward to seeing it”. We will be attentive to upcoming information to update you on what’s going on with the live-action of The Legend of Zelda… Who would you like to see in the lead role?
Everything you didn’t know . .