News

Uncharted Movie Targeting Early 2015 Start

Source:   Spencer Perry
July 17, 2014




Back in February, it was revealed that Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon was stepping behind the camera for the upcoming adaptation of the Naughty Dog video game series Uncharted. Speaking with Zap2It (via IGN), Gordon says that they're planning to start production on the film sometime early next year.

"I think very early next year. That's the plan. That's like tomorrow, essentially, because the prep is so complicated for the movie," he said.

Gordon went on to say that the writing team "just got the script to a really good place" and that the film will be "very international."

The lead role of Nathan Drake has yet to be cast for the film, with the likes of Mark Whalberg previously attached, and Gordon says they're still on the hunt for a lead.

"I want it to be a great actor," Gordon says. "That's number one, and then if it's someone who has an actual jaw, that's even better. The game is so well done that you need it to live up to that. There's no way we'd do the inverse of that where it's somebody famous who can't [act]."

The Naughty Dog game follows a descendant of explorer Sir Francis Drake, a treasure hunter named Nate Drake who believes he has learned the whereabouts of El Dorado, the fabled South American golden city, from a cursed golden statue. The search becomes competitive when a rival hunter joins the fray, then is ratcheted up several notches when creatures -- actually mutated descendants of Spaniards and Nazis -- begin attacking those hoping to learn the treasure's true secrets.


| 0 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

First Full Look at Johnny Depp in Into the Woods
First Look at Mockingbird's Suit from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The New UK Trailer for The Woman in Black: Angel of Death
Patrick Stewart Joins Cast of Blue Ruin Director's Green Room
The Flash Episode Four Preview and Photos!
This Week on Blu-ray and DVD: October 21, 2014
Avengers: Age of Ultron Teaser Coming with Next Week's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
1984 Tom Hanks Comedy Bachelor Party Planned as Television Series
Tyler Perry Gets Animated in the Trailer for Madea's Tough Love
WB's Cyborg, Ray Fisher, Promises 'A Hell of a Treat' in Store for DC Comics Fans
Kim Basinger Boards The Nice Guys Opposite Crowe and Gosling
Watch a Teaser for the Unofficial Dredd Spinoff, Judge Dredd: Superfiend
John Constantine Converses with an Angel in a New Clip from the DC Comics Series
Warner Bros. Plans New Digital Series Based on Mortal Kombat, Critters, Static Shock and More!
The Flash and Jane the Virgin Get Full Season Orders
Take a First Look at Gotham's Harvey Dent in a New DC Comics Video
Disney's Rights to John Carter Revert Back to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
The Weekend Warrior: Ouija, John Wick

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners