Rumor: Nintendo and Illumination are considering a The Legend of Zelda movie

A Link to the Past

According to one industry insider, Nintendo and Illumination could already be planning a movie based on The Legend of Zelda in the near future.

During an episode of the YouTube show “The Hot Mic”, film critic and industry insider Jeff Sneider openly discussed a possible deal between Universal Pictures (parent of Illumination) and Nintendo.

This new deal is allegedly concerning a possible movie adaptation of The Legend of Zelda which some fans have been asking for. Calls for a movie have been renewed following the success of The Super Mario Bros. Movie earlier this year.

You can check out Sneider’s comments below, beginning roughly around the 2:43 mark.

When it comes to video game movies, especially Nintendo, animation seems the way to go. Although The Legend of Zelda has a more realistic aesthetic than most Nintendo franchises, going live-action could cross a line.

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