Adi Shankar, the producer chargeable for arguably the perfect online game adaptation of all time, is setting his sights on The Legend of Zelda, in accordance with a report from The Wrap. Shankar first teased a brand new thriller undertaking yesterday on Instagram, saying that he may verify that he is “working with an iconic Japanese gaming firm to adapt one in every of their iconic online game sequence right into a sequence.”- Advertisement -
Shankar additionally revealed that he’ll make an official announcement on “Nov. 16 at 1 pm.” It’s unclear what time zone he’s referring to, although.
The Wrap experiences that the “iconic Japanese gaming firm” is certainly Nintendo. If confirmed, this should not come as an excessive amount of of a shock. The firm behind among the largest characters in gaming has stated lately that it wish to discover new motion pictures based mostly on its properties. It’s affordable that Nintendo may additionally be TV sequence alternatives, particularly after the large success of Shankar’s Castlevania sequence, which has been a vital darling because the first season launched on Netflix in 2017. Soon after Castlevania‘s debut, Shankar was employed to work on an Assassin’s Creed animated sequence.
With the renewed success of Castlevania‘s second season, it needs to be no shock that much more publishers are knocking at Shankar’s door. In reality, this is not even the primary time a Legend of Zelda animated sequence has been rumored. In 2015, Wall Street Journal reported that Nintendo was collaborating on a Zelda sequence with Netflix. Late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata shut down the WSJ report on the time but it surely looks like the Big N may need a renewed curiosity within the undertaking.
This could be the second Zelda TV sequence. The first aired for 13 episodes from September to December 1989. Today, the sequence is remembered extra as an oddity to say the least.
We’ve reached out to Shankar’s consultant in regards to the undertaking and can let you understand once we hear again.
John Saavedra is Games Editor at Den of Geek. Read extra of his work right here. Follow him on Twitter @johnsjr9.