24 August 2012 7:41 AM, PDT | MTV Multiplayer | See recent MTV Multiplayer news »

Nathan Drake has been shot at, dropped from heights, in train crashes, plane, crashes--you name it. But it seems like his greatest challenge will be making the leap from consoles to the big screen.

First director David O. Russell (Three Kings, The Fighter) made his exit from the planned Uncharted movie and now Limitless director Neil Burger has handed in his notice to Sony Pictures.

Since the movie was announced back in 2010, the studio has had to deal with not only scheduling with its first director but fan outcry over plot details (Russell was looking to make Drake part of a family of treasure hunters) to casting (Mark Wahlberg was being eyed for the lead role). When he made his exit last year and Neil Burger was brought on, that should have kept things going but with The Illusionist's director taking a walk, it looks like Sony is back at square one, »

- Charles Webb

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