Zelda Designer Dreams Of Zelda Movie

Nintendo made one live action movie, the Super Mario Bros. flick. It sucked. That isn't stopping Zelda designer Eiji Aonuma from fantasizing about making an epic motion picture with everyone's favourite green-hatted hero.

In the August edition of Nintendo Power, Aonuma confessed that he was personally interested in doing a Zelda movie. "I always thought it would be really cool to have a real Zelda movie, something really grand and sweeping," Aonuma said. "But, of course, I have neither the time nor the wherewithal for all that, and even if I did have the money to make a movie, I don't know if it would turn out well."

"But there are days when I fantasize about how cool it would be if something like that would happen in the future."

Nintendo has told the the Los Angeles Times that it often gets movie offers, but turns them down.

In 1989, Nintendo did sign off on an animated Zelda series (above), best known today for lines like "Excuse me, princess."

Eiji Aonuma Wants a Zelda Movie [VideoGame Adaptations]

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    Well excuuuuuuuuuuuuuse me, but that would be a bad idea in my opinion. Link is a typical silent protagonist and giving him a voice would divide the fanbase.

    I watch Ridley Scott's Legend and pretend it's a Zelda movie sometimes... it works.

    I think everyone would agree that if Nintendo was to make a Zelda movie, they'd make it in an internal movie studio, they make take inspiration from that IGN trailer a few years back

    Videogame movies suck almost universally. The Resident Evil movies and FF:TSW are as close to being "good" as they get, and that's mostly because they aren't really like the games at all.

    A Zelda movie would be a really bad idea. The games have never really had a plot and all the characters are just as shallow.

    It seems I'm the only one who liked the cartoon series. Really liked it, the cheesyness was part of the goodness!

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