There’s been a lot of news surrounding leaked emails from Sony Pictures about movies based on various Nintendo properties, and the man leading the charge is none other than Avi Arad, the father of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We know that they were hoping to secure rights to make movies based on Mario, Pokémon, and Super Smash Bros.—the third of which was likely positioned to be their answer to The Avengers—and it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that if these movies were successful, they wouldn’t have stopped there.
It’s really interesting to consider what a Nintendo Cinematic Universe might have looked like. We discuss the subject briefly on
this week’s episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo podcast here at Gamnesia, so check out the video above to give it a listen.
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