Nintendo of America’s boss Reggie Fils-Aime has admitted that – despite this – the platform holder still receives enquiries about the making of films based on its Mario and Zelda franchises all the time”, though the likelihood of such a project remains unlikely.
The message is ‘Thank you for the interest’,” he told the LA Times. There have been certain people that we have talked in more detail with.
But I think in the end, because we are a content company and are passionate about our franchises, it will be few and far between that actual deals are done to bring our franchises to life in a different way.
These are our children.”