Rumors (and fantasies) have been around for a long time, The Legend of Zelda movie. is finally becoming a reality. This is the official press release just released by Nintendo. 50% produced Nintendo And Arad Productions Inc, the film will not be an animated feature, but a live-action film. It will be executed Wes Ball to whom we owe the film series Labyrinth. A nice little detail, the film will be co-financed and distributed worldwide Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
There is no further information on the film’s casting or release date yet, but there is no doubt that other information will reach us gradually; In the meantime, find a translation of the official press release below, and as always, feel free to let us know in the comments if you’re interested in a live-action Zelda movie.
Production begins on The Legend of Zelda live-action movie
Nintendo Co. (HQ: Kyoto Minami-ku; Representative and President: Shuntaro Furukawa, hereafter Nintendo) announced today that it is developing a live-action The Legend of Zelda movie.
The film will be produced by director and member of Nintendo Shigeru Miyamoto and Avi Arad, president of Arad Productions Inc., which has produced many successful films.
The film will be produced by Nintendo and Arad Productions Inc. and directed by Wes Ball. The film will be jointly financed by Nintendo and Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., with more than 50% financing by Nintendo. The film will be distributed worldwide in theaters by Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.
By creating its own intellectual property visual content, Nintendo is creating new opportunities for people around the world to access the world of entertainment it has created through means other than dedicated game consoles.
Deeply involved in filmmaking to bring smiles to everyone’s entertainment, Nintendo will continue to strive to create unique entertainment and bring it to as many people as possible.
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