Nintendo Cancelled Star Fox TV Show After Netflix Leaked Legend Of Zelda Plans

Netflix has built up a pretty big slate with adaptations in recent years. Between The Witcher, Castlevania and Dragon’s Dogma (to name a few). There were rumours for a time that they’d even take on The Legend of Zelda. Though Nintendo denied it at the time, it looks like there was truth to those reports after all.

Speaking in a wider interview with The Serf Times, this news comes from Adam Conover, and you can find the clip in question around the 39:17 minute mark. He revealed that back in 2015, his former employers CollegeHumor were working directly with Shigeru Miyamoto on a claymation Star Fox series, based on the style of Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic child’s novel Fantastic Mr Fox.

Despite that initial buzz (and a previous sketch in 2011) Conover claims this project was unfortunately cancelled a month later. The reason? Because Netflix had leaked their Legend of Zelda series plans, reports which former President Satoru Iwata claimed at the time was “not based on correct information“.

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