10 CLOVERFIELD LANE Director Dan Trachtenberg Set To Direct Sony's UNCHARTED Movie
Sony Pictures has hired a new director to take on the big screen adaptation of Uncharted that they have been trying to get into production for several years.
Stranger Things director and producer Shawn Levy was supposed to direct the film but ended up dropping out to focus his attention on another film project called Free Guy with Ryan Reynolds.
According to Variety, the movie will now be helmed by Dan Trachtenberg, who broke out with with the fantastic film, 10 Cloverfield Lane. I’ve been wondering what this director would do next, and this seems like it could be a fun project for him.
I really liked what he did with 10 Cloverfield Lane, so it will be interesting to see what he ends up bringing to the upcoming Uncharted movie.
I wish I could say that they are no longer making that young Nathan Drake movie starring Tom Holland, but the studio seems to be sticking to that concept. Don’t get me wrong, I like Holland, but I don’t like the idea of a film that centers around a young Nathan Drake.
The story for the film is said to take place “when Nathan Drake (who’s the lead of that game) and Sully, I guess you’d call him his surrogate father, were much younger. It’s an origin story that evolves out of the game but is not from the game."
I don’t really care who directs the movie. I’d just rather see a movie get made that’s based on the older badass Nathan Drake from the games. Who knows, though, maybe Trachtenberg will deliver a great film that fans will surprisingly enjoy.
Avid Arad and Charles Roven are producing the film and the hope is still to get it into production before the end of the year.
What do you think about Trachtenberg taking on Uncharted?