Nintendo is preparing a live-action movie of The Legend of Zelda, one of its most beloved and recognized franchises in the industry. For such reason, gamers have high expectations for the production and expect the company to choose the ideal actors to play Link, Zelda and Ganondorf.
In fact, the community already has their favorite actors for the roles. Initially, fans made it clear which actors they don't want to see in the film. Now, they shared their favorite candidates to bring the iconic hero, the steadfast princess and the feared villain to life.
Who will be Link, Zelda and Ganon? Players already have their favorite actors
As soon as Nintendo confirmed the movie, social networks were filled with comments about the actors who should star in the film. For the role of Link, one of the most mentioned actors is Thomas Brodie-Sangster, who you probably know from Game of Thrones. Fans believe that the role would fit him without any problems.
Another favorite is Nicolas Cantu, a young actor who recently worked on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem. Also in the shortlist is William Gao, known for the Netflix series Heartstopper. Finally, there was the occasional mention of Caleb McLaughlin, who plays Lucas in Stranger Things.
As for Zelda, the favorite actresses are Hunter Schafer (Hunger Games), Anya Taylor-Joy (Lady Gambit) and Zendaya (Spider-Man). Of course, fans also made a few suggestions for Ganondorf.
Many people believe that actors like Idris Elba or Werner Herzog would be great to play the villain. For now, Nintendo has not revealed details about the cast, so the official actors of the film are still a mystery.