In a new interview with a Japanese newspaper, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has confirmed his company is looking into producing their own movies as a way to generate new avenues of income. We’ve already seen some licensing deals struck with Nintendo in the form of Wreck-It Ralph and Pixels, but according to the interview, this new effort would see Nintendo remain in creative control of the movies it produces. According to Kimishima, none of the projects being considered are live-action films and Nintendo is looking at several different studios around the world to find the perfect partnership for this new venture. Kimishima confirmed that this new effort with movies and shows is a way to promote Nintendo’s catalog of characters outside of games. local_offer Nintendo tatsumi kimishima wii u stars Further Reading Legendary Pokemon coming to Pokemon Go The cost of Nintendo consoles in today's dollars Wii U gets firmware update Watch the Smash 4 EVO Finals on Disney XD Take a peek at this week’s Nintendo Dow 9 things you probably didn't know about Super Mario Bros.