The Legend of Zelda: Live-action movie announced  Nintendo will invest more than 50% of the production cost

Nintendo has announced that it will be adapting the popular video game "The Legend of Zelda" into a live-action film. Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo's representative director and fellow, and Avi Arad, founder of Marvel Studios, will be producing the film.

The film will be jointly produced by Nintendo and Arad Productions, of which Arad is the representative, with Nintendo funding over 50% of the film's production costs. Sony Pictures Entertainment will distribute worldwide and co-finance. Wes Ball, director of the ``The Maze Runner'' series, will direct.

Nintendo says, "With the goal of bringing smiles to everyone's faces through entertainment, we will continue our efforts to create and deliver to as many people as possible the unique entertainment that only Nintendo can provide, through Nintendo's own deep involvement in the production of the film."