The Legend of Zelda Live-Action Film

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This articlesection contains information about a future release.
It is likely to contain information of a speculative nature and the content may change dramatically as more information becomes available.

The Legend of Zelda live-action film is an upcoming release.



Development of the film was announced by Nintendo on November 7, 2023.[2] According to Shigeru Miyamoto, he and Avi Arad have been working on the movie behind the scenes for many years.[3] Nintendo is also going to be involved in its production.[4] In the the official announcement by Nintendo, they claim that the film's purpose is to engage with and entertain a wider audience, beyond those who play their video games.[2]


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  1. "The movie will be directed by Wes Ball, who helmed the “Maze Runner” trilogy and the upcoming “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes,” written by “Jurassic World” screenwriter Derek Connolly and produced by Miyamoto, whose involvement in 2023’s “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” helped make it a groundbreaking box office success. Ball also produces with Joe Hartwick Jr. under their Oddball Entertainment banner." — Ethan Shanfeld, ‘Legend of Zelda’ Live-Action Film in Development From Nintendo and ‘Maze Runner’ Director Wes Ball (web archive), Variety, published November 7, 2023, retrieved November 8, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Development of a Live-Action Film of The Legend of Zelda to Start (web archive), Nintendo, published November 7, 2023, retrieved November 7, 2023.
  3. "This is Miyamoto. I have been working on the live-action film of The Legend of Zelda for many years now with Avi Arad-san, who has produced many mega hit films. [1]" — @nintendo on Twitter, November 7, 2023 (Archive)
  4. "I have asked Avi-san to produce this film with me, and we have now officially started the development of the film with Nintendo itself heavily involved in the production. It will take time until its completion, but I hope you look forward to seeing it. [2]" — @nintendo on Twitter, November 7, 2023 (Archive)