Success Super Mario Bros. Movie, which has grossed just over $1.165 million worldwide so far, has changed Nintendo’s focus. For a long time, the people of Kyoto refused to explore other entertainment markets besides video games. However, what they achieved with the film about Italian plumbing could cause The Legend of Zelda be their next franchise to try their hand at the big screen.
Zelda It’s on everyone’s lips in the last days. Cause? Today, May 12th, Nintendo launched Tears of the Kingdomcontinuation of the sensational Breath of the Wild. It’s one of the most anticipated video games of recent years, and thankfully, it lives up to huge expectations.
With a phenomenon that has become Super Mario Bros. Movieand current rage for Tears of the Kingdommany began to submit a film about Zelda. Interestingly, Nintendo also did this.
In an interview with Polygon, Eiji Aonuma and Hidemaro Fujibayashitop minds behind Tears of the Kingdomthey acknowledged that interested in film development The Legend of Zelda. Of course, they clarified that their opinion is not enough for Nintendo to launch an adaptation.
“Of course I’m interested. But, unfortunately, I’m not only interested in what makes things happen.”
Therefore, we will have to be patient and wait to find out the company’s plans. However, given the resounding success it has Super Mario Bros. Movie at the international box office, it is not surprising that Zelda follow the same path.
Nintendo has already tried to adapt Zelda
We must not forget that Nintendo has already tried to develop an adaptation Zelda. In 2015, information was leaked that teamed up with Netflix to create an animated series franchises. After a while it became known that it was cancelled. Because? Nintendo didn’t seem to like that Netflix missed the project’s existence.
On the other hand, just in April they admitted that are considering making more films after Super Mario Bros. Movie. They have a wide catalog of characters, so there will be no shortage of ideas. “There are many possible paths we could take, such as using movie-appropriate characters or very well-known characters,” they commented.
In the same month Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario Bros., was asked about rumors that Nintendo is looking forward to new films with Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures. The Japanese creative responded, “I can’t comment on anything right now. But we’re starting from the fact that we have a common vision of creativity, so I think there will be opportunities in the future.”
So the table is set The Legend of Zeldahaving conquered millions of people in the world of video games, face your first movie adventure.
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