Zelda live-action series reportedly in development at Netflix

Netflix has been building its stable of original series, documentaries, and movies, and may just be moving into a video game adaptation.

The Wall-Street Journal reports that the company is working closely with Nintendo to produce a live-action series based on The Legend of Zelda. Described as the swords and sorcery style of Game of Thrones or Lord of the Rings, but with a more family-friendly tone, itwould follow the adventures of an ordinary boy named Link who must rescue Princess Zelda to save Hyrule. As you might expect.

The series is currently seeking a writer, and it's entirely possible that either company could walk away from the project before it gets off the ground. As the report notes, Nintendo has been historically protective of its properties, especially after the disastrous live-action adaptation of Super Mario Bros.

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