Right here we go once more. An enormous-screen adaptation of the Uncharted video-game franchise has been in varied phases of growth for over a decade at this level, and the mission has seen plenty of administrators hooked up to the movie, together with David O. Russell, Neil Burger, Seth Gordon, and Shawn Levy. 10 CLOVERFIELD LAND director Dan Trachtenberg was tapped to helm the mission earlier this 12 months, however now it seems that he is departed as nicely. Cannot catch a break.
Deadline dropped the information that Dan Trachtenberg has exited the UNCHARTED film and that Sony Footage has already been assembly with potential replacements as manufacturing remains to be anticipated to kick off early subsequent 12 months. Tom Holland (SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME) remains to be hooked up to star, however I might think about that this is not the worst information the actor has acquired this week. Along with Trachtenberg’s exit, Deadline additionally says that the UNCHARTED movie will turn into the primary characteristic manufacturing of Sony PlayStation Productions, which was arrange at Sony final 12 months.
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Dan Trachtenberg had beforehand mentioned that he hoped to keep away from the so-called video-game film curse by steering clear of constructing a straight adaptation of the supply materials. “[I] have been approached with completely different variations of this story and have all the time been not that concerned about it as a result of I did not actually need to hint the sport,” Trachtenberg mentioned. “I did not actually really feel prefer it was in any respect worthy of constructing a online game adaptation, [if[ we’re simply gonna copy what the sport is and simply serve individuals a lesser expertise than what they’ve skilled in such an unimaginable method.” Trachtenberg was fairly excited by what they’d whipped up to date, even saying that “if Naughty Canine so selected to make one other Uncharted recreation that includes Nate and Sully… this film’s story might be the story that they’d need to inform.“
Any concepts on who could be match to direct the UNCHARTED film? Sixth time’s the appeal. Is not that how the saying goes?