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Although at the moment the project only has a director attached - Horrible Bosses’ Seth Gordon – Sony has selected a release date of June 10th, 2016 for their blockbuster cinematic adaptation of the Uncharted line of video games.
The decision comes in the wake of a delay for The Amazing Spider-Man 3. Pretty much everything about that franchise has fallen flat on its face, so maybe it’s a wise move on the part of Sony to test out something new as a summer tentpole release.
Uncharted is already arguably the closest video games have ever come to mimicking a cinematic movie-like experience, so adapting it to the big screen should feel natural and actually yield success; a trait not found in most film adaptations of video games.
If you are inexperienced with the line of video games, below is a synopsis of the first game in the franchise, which should »
- Robert Kojder
We’ve seen superheroes band together as a powerhouse group in Marvel’s The Avengers and now Sony is forming their own Marvel-based team of comic book characters, but with a villainous slant. Sinister Six, a movie featuring a host of antagonists from The Amazing Spider-Man universe, has been slated for a 2016 release, and Sony has also pushed back the premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 3 by two years.
THR reports that Sinister Six is now officially set for a November 11th, 2016 release. With The Amazing Spider-Man spinoff securing a calendar spot, Sony swapped the release date of The Amazing Spider-Man 3 from June 10th, 2016 to a date in 2018, likely in June. The delay of the third Amazing Spider-Man film will in turn postpone the original May 4th, 2018 debut date for The Amazing Spider-Man 4, but the new official release date for that entry has yet to be announced.
- Derek Anderson
Today is the day of preparation for the 2014 International Comic-Con in San Diego, where many a studio will be dropping announcements and/or trailers for upcoming tentpoles. Hence, a couple of major Hollywood studios are using today to reveal official release dates for franchise installments that won’t arrive until two to three years now – and thus, won’t be presented at the 2014 ‘Con.
That includes Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean 5 (currently going by the semi-official subtitle Dead Men Tell No Tales), as well as Sony’s Sinister Six and Amazing Spider-Man 3, and the video game adaptation, Uncharted. It was just a week ago that Uncharted director Seth Gordon said he expects to begin shooting the international treasure-hunting adventure “very early” in ...
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- Sandy Schaefer
Nathan Drake will be in theaters during the summer of 2016. In addition to changing their Spider-Man release dates, Sony slotted the adaptation of the popular video game Uncharted for June 10, 2016. Seth Gordon (The King of Kong) is directing from a script by David Guggenheim. Read more about the Uncharted movie release date below. […]
The post Seth Gordon’s Uncharted Movie Release Date Set For June 10, 2016 appeared first on /Film. »
- Germain Lussier
After Sony Pictures announced earlier today that The Amazing Spider-Man 3 was being pushed to 2018, the studio gave Uncharted the superhero sequel's old release date on June 10, 2016. Uncharted currently has the date to itself, falling between another Sony project, the animated comedy Sausage Party on June 3 and Disney-Pixar's Finding Dory on June 17.
Here's what Sony Pictures President Doug Belgrad had to say about Uncharted's new release date.
"June 10 is a great date for Uncharted. It's just the right place for this exciting action-adventure film."
Director Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses, Identity Thief) revealed last week that production on Uncharted will begin in early 2015. This action-adventure is based on the successful video game series that follows the adventures of treasure hunter Nathan Drake, a descendant of Sir Francis Drake, who goes on a quest to find the lost city of El Dorado. Mark Wahlberg was once attached to play Drake, but he is no longer involved. »
The future timeline of The Amazing Spider-Man franchise and the planned spin-offs has been uncertain since the second film in the franchise didn't do quite as well as Sony Pictures hoped. Originally, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 was dated for June 10th, 2016, and the studio was figuring when they wanted to throw the spin-offs into theaters after that. But now Sony has decided to mix things up by setting The Sinister Six for release on November 11th, 2016 and then following it up with the third film in the primary franchise (likely summer) in 2018. But the vacated summer 2016 date won't be empty. Read on! Sony has decided to fill the June 10th, 2016 with their video game adventure adaptation of Uncharted, directed by King of Kong and Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon and written by David Guggenheim (Safe House). Of course, the studio is still trying to figure out who will play the main character of Nathan Drake. »
- Ethan Anderton
The torrent of news out of the "Spider-Man" camp continues to flow, now in the form of updated release dates. Perhaps not surprisingly, fans of the "Amazing Spider-Man" franchise are going to have to wait a little bit longer than they had expected to see the web-slinger back on the big screen. Columbia Pictures has announced, as reported by Deadline, that rather than "The Amazing Spider-Man 3" swinging onto the big screen on June 10, 2016, it is being pushed back to 2018. Additionally, it was announced that the Drew Goddard helmed "Sinister Six" film will be in theaters on November 11, 2016. Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group President Doug Belgrad is quoted as saying, "With 'Sinister Six' in the hands of writer-director Drew Goddard, we feel extremely confident placing the film on a prime date in 2016." That film will focus on a set of "Spider-Man" villains, and had some of its groundwork laid in »
- HitFix Staff
Heading into Comic-Con the studio announced the next film from the world of Spider-Man will open on November 11, 2016.
The man charged with bringing to life the story of the supervillain alliance is writer-director Drew Goddard.
The studio has also set video game adaptation Uncharted for June 10, 2016 – the slot previously occupied by The Amazing Spider-Man 3.
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
We recently brought you news that Sinister Six had been dated for November 11th, 2016, and that The Amazing Spider-Man 3 had been pushed back to the summer of 2018, and now we know what’s taking the latter film’s place on Sony’s schedule. Today, in the midst of Comic-Con fervor, it was revealed that the Uncharted adaptation would be taking The Amazing Spider-Man 3‘s spot on June 10th, 2016.
Said Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group president Doug Belgrad:
“June 10 is a great date for Uncharted. It’s just the right place for this exciting action-adventure film.”
An adaptation of the popular Sony Playstation video-game series, Uncharted will follow the adventures of Indiana Jones-esque explorer Nathan Drake. Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses) is directing, and the latest iteration of the script is being written by Safe House scribe David Guggenheim. According to Deadline, Mark Wahlberg is being eyed for the lead role of Drake, »
- Isaac Feldberg
Originally set to hit theaters on June 10, 2016, Sony has now decided to delay The Amazing Spider-Man 3 two years to 2018, the year The Amazing Spider-Man 4 was previously expected to hit theaters. However, they aren't giving up on the idea of building a world around the web-slinger despite the lackluster returns from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which had been expected to gross nearly $1 billion worldwide this summer, but has so far only amassed $706 million. Instead of a new Spider-Man film in 2016, the studio is moving forward with The Sinister Six with writer/director Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods), releasing on November 11, 2016. The film features an all-star lineup of Spider-Man villains, all of which were teased in the Spider-Man 2's end credits including Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, Rhino, Vulture, Kraven the Hunter and Mysterio. No word on which one of those villains may show up, but it seems »
- Brad Brevet
Sony’s adaptation of their best-selling video game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune has been in the works for years. David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook) was attached several years ago, and after he left the project, Neil Burger (Divergent) stepped in, but he eventually dropped out as well. Earlier this year, director Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses) signed on to direct, and last week he said he hopes to begin filming in early 2015. Now, THR’s Borys Kit has tweeted that the Uncharted release date will be June 10, 2016. For those unfamiliar with the franchise, it follow treasure hunter Nathan Drake, who is the descendant of famous explorer Sir Francis Drake. The games carry a blockbuster attitude as they take the player around the wisecracking, Indiana Jones-inspired protagonist around the globe to find fabled cities like El Dorado and Shangri-La. The Uncharted games are pretty much interactive movies if movies featured a »
- Matt Goldberg
Slow down, Spider-Man. Take a load off. You’ve been going nonstop since 2002.
After bringing home more than $700 million around the globe in his last superhero adventure, Andrew Garfield and the Amazing Spider-Man franchise aren’t being rushed back into the fray. A third film was originally slated for June 10, 2016, but Sony announced today that Spidey wouldn’t swing back our way—at least in his own film—until 2018.
The twist is that we still might get a taste of Spidey in two years, because Sinister Six is now officially on the calendar for Nov. 11, 2016. That franchise expansion, to be »
- Jeff Labrecque
Looking to broaden its Spider-Man franchise, Sony has dated spin-off “Sinister Six” for Nov. 11, 2016 as the next tentpole in its key property — while moving back “The Amazing Spider-Man 3″ two years to 2018.
After modest box office results for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” the studio thinks “Sinister Six” will expand the Spider-Man universe by bringing in villains, making Sony a stronger competitor against the likes of Disney/Marvel’s “Avengers” and WB’s Justice League superheroes in the coming years.
The studio has also slated “Uncharted” for June 10, 2016 — which had previously been the release schedule previously held by “The Amazing Spider-Man 3.”
Sony made the announcements Wednesday on the opening day of Comic-Con. The studio first revealed the “Sinister Six” and “Venom” spinoff projects in December, »
- Dave McNary
Sony has confirmed release dates for The Amazing Spider-Man 3, Sinister Six and Uncharted...
As had been widely expected, Sony has rejiggled the schedule for its upcoming Spider-Man movies. Thus, you won't now be getting The Amazing Spider-Man 3 in 2016 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 in 2018, as had been originally earmarked.
Instead? Sinister Six, directed by Drew Goddard, is to be the next film in the Spider-Man movie universe, and that's set to arrive on November 11th 2016.
The Amazing Spider-Man 3 will follow in 2018. There's no date yet for Venom and The Amazing Spider-Man 4.
More on all of these as we hear it.
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Watch out Avengers, X-Men and Justice League. Sony is entering the fray with its own comic book superteam. Photos 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' NY Premiere The studio has dated The Sinister Six, a movie that features an all-star lineup of Spider-Man villains, for Nov. 11, 2016. As part of the move, Sony pushed back The Amazing Spider-Man 3 by two years to 2018. Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4 had already been dated for June 10, 2016, and May 4, 2018, respectively. The studio will move Uncharted into the June 10, 2016, spot. The Seth Gordon-helmed film is an
- Tatiana Siegel, Borys Kit
Last week we let you know that production was set to start in early 2015 on Sony’s adaptation of their best-selling video game Uncharted: Drake's Fortune. The Seth Gordon directed feature has been doing the rounds for years and now we are settling in for some confirmed dates. Reports today announced that the Uncharted: Drake's Fortune release date will be June 10, 2016. This is a great choice for a prime summer movie if there ever was one. The Uncharted games are »
- Graham McMorrow
Last week, we got our first look at the main cast in the upcoming retro video game character invasion film Pixels. That cast consists of Peter Dinklage, Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, and Michelle Monaghan. The movie is based on a short film of the same name, and it has the potential to make for an incredibly entertaining feature film.
Sony Pictures has announced the line-up of video games and characters that will be included in the movie, and it's actually really quite impressive. Below you'll find a press released with the story synopsis and the list of characters that you'll see in the movie:
In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (James) has to call on his childhood best friend, '80s video »
- Joey Paur
Uncharted fans finally have something to celebrate as the movie version of the popular video game is at long last going into production early next year. Zap 2 It uncovered the eyed start date for Uncharted when speaking to director Seth Gordon on the 2014 summer TV press tour, on which he's promoting his work on The Goldbergs and Marry Me. He was discussing his crowded schedule, when Gordon confessed that Uncharted will shoot "very early next year. That's the plan." While the film has had a lot of false starts in making its way to production, Gordon is confident that this time it'll take. For one thing, he says the filmmakers have "just got the script to a really good place." Secondly, there's hopes of using the release of the upcoming video game Uncharted 4: A Thief's End to cross-promote the movie. It's a bit surprising to hear that Uncharted is »
Sony released the following to the press concerning the new film:
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters – including Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede®, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders – will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus. The film will be released on May 15, 2015.
In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (James) has to call on his childhood best friend, »
- email@example.com (Mike Petty)
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters - including Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede®, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders - will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus. The film will be released on May 15, 2015.
In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (Kevin James) has to call on his childhood best friend, '80s video game champion Sam Brenner (Adam Sandler), now a home theater installer, to lead a team of old-school arcaders (Josh Gad and Peter Dinklage) to defeat the aliens and save the planet. Michelle Monaghan »
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