The news of the week undoubtedly came from Nintendo when they revealed that they are finally working on a live-action movie for The Legend of Zelda. Given the early stage of the project, many details are not yet officially disclosed, but thanks to a report, we now know who will be in charge of the script.
Officially, it is known that it is a collaborative project between Sony and Nintendo, with the involvement of the film company Arad Productions. It was reported that the producers would be Avi Arad and Shigeru Miyamoto, and it was even revealed that Wes Ball would be the director, but nothing was said about the film's screenwriter.
Who will write the script for The Legend of Zelda movie?
However, we now know who would be responsible for this crucial element of the project, thanks to a report from Deadline, which states that it will be Derek Connolly.
He is a 47-year-old American filmmaker who has worked on very important films, such as Kong: Skull Island (2017) and the Jurassic World trilogy. The writer also collaborated with J. J. Abrams and other creatives to craft the story of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. He wouldn't be a stranger to Nintendo, as this creative was responsible for adapting the script of POKÉMON: Detective Pikachu for the big screen.
It's important to mention that the identity of the scriptwriter for the The Legend of Zelda movie has not been officially confirmed, but Deadline usually has reliable sources, and their information is confirmed over time.
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