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‘Legend of Zelda’ Live Action Series Happening at Netflix

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Just like the Lord of the Rings franchise, this new episodic adventure series will include swords and sorcery, but [sic] it will be a bloodless-affair, and is being called light-hearted and very kid-friendly. […] Netflix is currently seeking a writer for The Legend of Zelda, and it will be a while before the show goes into production. There is also the possibility that either Nintendo or Netflix could kill the series before it ever goes before cameras. – B. Alan Orange, MovieWeb

Nintendo quashes talk of a live-action ‘Legend of Zelda’ series

We hope you weren’t planning your Netflix viewing schedule around that rumored The Legend of Zelda live-action series… you’re about to have your hopes dashed. Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata tells TIME that talk of the game-based show is “not based on correct information.” There’s “nothing new to share” about any Nintendo brands showing up in movies or TV, he says. The executive isn’t outright denying things, but you probably don’t want to count on seeing a gritty portrayal of Link’s adventures any time soon. – Jon Fingas, Engadget
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