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After six years of being stuck in development hell, Sony's highly-anticipated Uncharted is finally moving forward in the right direction. Last week, Shawn Levy stepped in to direct, with Joe Carnahan writing the script. Joe Carnahan revealed in a recent interview that he met with Shawn Levy, while teasing that the big screen Nathan Drake will be the antithesis to Indiana Jones.
Collider caught up with Joe Carnahan, who signed on to write the script in July. The filmmaker revealed at the time that he would love to direct Uncharted in a "perfect world," but he is only set to write the script, since he is currently set to both write and direct Bad Boys For Life. Joe Carnahan explains how he caught up with Shawn Levy last weekend and that they discussed their approach to this iconic video game character. Here's what he had to say about how his »
Filmmaker Shawn Levy, who most recently executive produced the first season of Netflix's hit series Stranger Things, while directing two episodes of the show, has come aboard to breathe new life into Sony's long-gestating video game adaptation Uncharted. Joe Carnahan was previously set to direct from his own script, but he recently had to part ways with the project, due to his commitment to another Sony project, Bad Boys For Life, starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. With Shawn Levy now on board, the movie has been put on the fast track, but it remains unclear when filming may begin.
Deadline broke the news about Shawn Levy taking the helm, but no further details about this project were given. Joe Carnahan wrote the most recent version of the script, but it isn't known if Shawn Levy will direct from that draft, or if another writer will be brought in. Shawn Levy »
After nearly seven years in development, Sony's Uncharted movie adaptation is moving forward once again. The studio has brought on writer-director Joe Carnahan to write the script for this video game adaptation, but unfortunately he won't be directing at this time. The filmmaker stated that he would love to direct this project "in a perfect world," but right now, he's only set to write the script.
The last we heard about this project was in June 2015, when Seth Gordon dropped out as the director. Variety reports that Joe Carnahan's involvement with Sony's Bad Boys 3, which starts filming early next year after Will Smith wraps on Bright, makes the filmmaker unavailable to direct. Here's what Joe Carnahan told the site about this project.
"In a perfect world I would love to do both, but right now, I'm only on board to write the script. Archaeology today is in itself an antiquity, »
Despite essentially being stuck in development hell for years now, Sony Pictures is still moving ahead with a big-screen adaptation of Uncharted! Variety is reporting that Joe Carnahan has signed on to pen the latest draft of the script for the upcoming adaptation of the wildly popular Playstation-exclusive video game series. Carnahan is now the latest in a long line of writers to have worked on at least one iteration or another of the film's script, following Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty), who was the most recent person to complete a draft, David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), Thomas Dean Donnelly (Sahara), Joshua Oppenheimer (Sahara), David Guggenheim (Safe House), and Cormac & Marianne Wibberley (National Treasure). Carnahan also revealed that he's "only on board to write the script" and not direct due to scheduling conflicts with his upcoming production Bad Boys 3, which would seemingly suggest that Sony plans on starting »
20th Century Fox's long-gestating Fantastic Voyage remake has been given new life, with Guillermo del Toro entering talks to develop and direct. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the director will work with writers David S. Goyer and Justin Rhodes on the screenplay. The project is being eyed as a massive tentpole project for the studio, but an official release date has not yet been given.
James Cameron has been developing the project for several years now, and he will continue to produce with his Lightstorm Entertainment partners Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini, with David S. Goyer set to executive produce. We reported in May 2014 that David S. Goyer was writing a new treatment for the project, and now he is set to co-write the script with Justin Rhodes (Contract Killers).
The original Fantastic Voyage hit theaters in 1966, centering on a team of scientists who are shrunk to atomic size and »
5 items from 2016
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