Saturday, January 25, 2020
Home Movies Yet Another Director Is Leaving the Uncharted Adaptation

Yet Another Director Is Leaving the Uncharted Adaptation

-

The revolving door of directors for the big-screen Uncharted adaptation is continuing with the departure of Travis Knight (BumblebeeKubo and the Two Strings). According to Deadline, it is actually Uncharted star Tom Holland’s third Spider-Man movie that is causing schedule conflicts with Knight. Holland will start filming the next Spider-Man movie in the summer of 2020, so the Uncharted movie will get a later start date and a new release date. Holland and Mark Wahlberg remain attached to star.

In addition to Knight, previous directors who have been attached to Sony Pictures’ Uncharted adaptation include Dan Trachtenberg, David O. Russell, Seth Gordon and Shawn Levy.

Tom Holland will play Nathan “Nate” Drake in Uncharted and Mark Wahlberg is set to play Victor “Sully” Sullivan. Sully is an American treasure hunter as well as an old friend and mentor at one point of Drake.

The project will become the first feature production of Sony PlayStation Productions. Headed by Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan, PlayStation Productions has come on to produce alongside Chuck Roven, Avi Arad, Alex Gartner, and Ari Arad. Qizilbash and Swan will serve as executive producers.

Based on the Naughty Dog video games for PlayStation consoles, the film is said to take its basis from the sequence in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception in which the young Nathan “Nate” Drake (Holland) encounters his partner Victor Sullivan for the first time.

The movie, written by Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Rafe Judkins, had been set for a December 18, 2020 release.

There have been four games in the franchise from Naughty Dog and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment, including Uncharted (2007), Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009), Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (2011), and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (2016). A standalone game, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, was also released in 2017 and featured the characters Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross.

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links through which we earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase, at no cost to you. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

COMMENTS

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

LATEST NEWS

Sara Gazarek on Her Two GRAMMY Nominations

Sara Gazarek has a lot to celebrate this weekend. For the first time in her career, the jazz singer has been nominated for two...

Saban Films Picks Up André Øvredal’s Mortal Starring Nat Wolff

Saban Films announced today that they have acquired U.S. rights to André Øvredal’s Mortal starring Nat Wolff (Death Note), Iben Akerlie (Victoria), Priyanka Bose...

NEON Lands Rights to Ammonite, Starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan

NEON has landed North American rights to Francis Lee’s romantic drama Ammonite. The film, which is in post-production, is produced by See-Saw Films and...

The New Mutants Poster and the Cast Screens the Movie!

20th Century Studios has released The New Mutants poster, which you can view in full below! Director Josh Boone also screened the movie for the...

Mulan Posters Give a Close-Up Look at the Live-Action Characters

The Walt Disney Studios has released new Mulan posters, which give us a great look at the actors portraying the live-action characters. You can view all the Mulan...

FOLLOW VITAL THRILLS

311FansLike
132FollowersFollow
276FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe