Legend of Zelda Movie Announced by Nintendo and Sony

Sony Pictures and Nintendo are developing a live-action Legend of Zelda film, which Nintendo just announced on their Japanese website.

Wes Ball is set to be the director, who is known for the Maze Runner series and is directing the next Planet of the Apes movie.

Avi Arad is set to produce the film, alongside Nintendo's own Shigeru Miyamoto.

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (HQ: Kyoto Minami-ku; Representative Director and President: Shuntaro Furukawa, "Nintendo" hereafter) today announced that it will develop a live-action film of The Legend of Zelda.

The film will be produced by Shigeru Miyamoto, Representative Director and Fellow of Nintendo and Avi Arad, Chairman of Arad Productions Inc., who has produced many mega hit films.

The film will be produced by Nintendo and Arad Productions Inc., and directed by Wes Ball. The film will be co-financed by Nintendo and Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., with more than 50% financed by Nintendo. The theatrical distribution of the film will be done worldwide by Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Who will be cast? Will it work as a live-action film? It’s very early days, so speculation is rife, and you can join in on the fun in our forums!

© Copyright N-Europe.com 2023 - Independent Nintendo Coverage Back to the Top