The Legend of Zelda TV series to be announced soon

Castlevania has been a big hit for Netflix, with its producer teasing a possible TV series of The Legend of Zelda.

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If there was a show that could get the attention of both gamers and a larger general audience, it would be The Legend of Zelda. The series has sold over 100 million copies over a plethora of platforms, and is now poised to be turned into a TV show.

The Legend of Zelda TV series to be announced soon |

Castlevania has been a big hit for Netflix and its producer Adi Shankar has teased a new show based on The Legend of Zelda, where he posted on Instagram a huge tease: "I can confirm that I'm working with an iconic Japanese gaming company to adapt one of their video game series into a [TV] series. On Nov. 16 @ 1pm I'm going to announce what it is. I love you all. Thank you for following me on this journey. Entertaining you guys continues to be a privilege". That gets my hype meter soaring, especially with Netflix planning an upcoming TV series based on The Witcher starring Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Mission Impossible Fallout star Henry Cavill.

The Legend of Zelda in TV series form could take shape in the form of a massive live action series, an animated version or something completely different. Netflix securing the rights will be a big move as they're going to be bleeding content out to Disney over the next year or so before they launch their own digital streaming service. Disney has some huge IP it can pull from including Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and more.

Netflix getting into TV series about massive games like The Witcher, Castlevania and The Legend of Zelda will definitely do some great things with subscriber numbers. Netflix will bleed millions to Disney or at least force them to stay with even better content, something they continue to spend billions more per year on. Securing the rights to The Legend of Zelda in TV series form will be big news for a strengthened relationship between Netflix and Nintendo... but what I want to ask is... do we expect a Super Mario Bros. TV series now?


Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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