In an exciting revelation for fans of the iconic video game franchise, “The Legend of Zelda” is making its way to the big screen as a live-action movie. The announcement was made by none other than the legendary video game creator Shigeru Miyamoto and acclaimed film producer Avi Arad. With their combined expertise, this project promises to bring the beloved game to life in a way like never before.
Directed by Wes Ball (The Maze Runner, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes)
Wes Ball, known for his remarkable work on “The Maze Runner” and “The Planet of the Apes” series, is set to helm the director’s chair for this epic adventure. His ability to craft thrilling and visually stunning films has garnered him a dedicated following, making him an ideal choice to take on the world of Hyrule.
Co-Funded by Nintendo and Sony Pictures
In an unexpected collaboration, the gaming giant Nintendo and Sony Pictures are joining forces to make this cinematic endeavor possible. This partnership will undoubtedly fuse the magic of Nintendo’s game design with Sony Pictures’ cinematic excellence, resulting in a “The Legend of Zelda” movie that fans worldwide can look forward to.
Worldwide Distribution by Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures will handle the worldwide distribution of the live-action “The Legend of Zelda” movie. This decision promises to ensure that the film reaches a global audience, delivering the grandeur and epic storytelling of the beloved game to theaters all over the world.
As the news of this exciting project continues to spread, fans of “The Legend of Zelda” can’t help but be filled with anticipation and curiosity. With talented individuals and major players in the industry coming together, this movie is poised to be an epic adventure that will captivate fans and newcomers alike. Stay tuned for more updates on this thrilling cinematic journey through the world of Hyrule.