Nintendo has plans to start making new movies.
According to reports, Nintendo recently brought on Despicable Me producer and CEO of the animation studio Illumination, Chris Meledandri, to their board of directors to assist in what sounds a lot like movie production.
“The processes of making visual content and developing games share some of the same ways of thinking, but there are also differences. The movie business, including distribution, is in a period of transformation,” he explained. “We think that asking for Chris’ input, as an expert with many years of experience in Hollywood, will be of great help to us in the future.”
This means we could see movies based on such characters as Mario, Luigi, Bowser, and the rest of the gang.
Could we soon see a Nintendo Cinematic Universe? Let's hope so!