What Game is the Uncharted Movie Based On?
The Uncharted movie currently in development by Sony Pictures is based on the critically acclaimed PlayStation video game series of the same name. This action-adventure game created by Naughty Dog and released in 2007 has spawned multiple sequels and a cult-like following from gamers.
What is Uncharted?
Uncharted is a game series based around the protagonist Nathan Drake, a treasure hunter and adventurer. Drake must explore crumbling ruins and old cities as well as search for lost treasures while facing off against mercenaries and thugs attempting to stop him. The games feature impressive visuals and landscapes while offer up challenging gameplay and puzzles.
The Uncharted franchise has seen four main entries so far, as well as a few spin-offs. The games are:
- Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune (2007)
- Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009)
- Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (2011)
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (2016)
Sony announced in the summer of last year that they would be producing a feature film based on the Uncharted series. On December 3rd, 2019, Sony revealed the film’s first trailer and confirmed the release date of July 16th, 2021.
The movie is being produced by Ari Arad and Charles Roven and written by Art Marcum and Matt Hollaway. A cast of well-known actors including Tom Holland as Nathan Drake, Mark Wahlberg as his mentor Sully and Antonio Banderas in the film’s antagonist role brings a wealth of talent to the on-screen Uncharted experience.
The Uncharted movie is set to be one of the most anticipated summer blockbuster movies of 2021 and we can’t wait to see the celebrated video game series brought to life. Building on the immense popularity of the games, the movie looks to be an intriguing and exciting addition to the Uncharted series.
If you’re a fan of the games and are looking forward to the movie, make sure you add it to your calendar for July 16th, 2021 and prepare for an action-packed cinematic experience like no other.