What Is the Uncharted Movie Based On?
The upcoming film adaptation of Uncharted is based on the popular action-adventure video game series of the same name. Developed by Naughty Dog and released by Sony Interactive Entertainment, the Uncharted series follows the adventures of the treasure hunter Nathan Drake – portrayed by Tom Holland in the upcoming movie – as he searches for lost artifacts.
Background of the Game Series
The Uncharted series made its debut with the 2007 PlayStation 3 action-adventure game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. This was followed by three sequels – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – and a spin-off, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, which was released in 2017.
All of the main games have been critically acclaimed, with the most recent installment – Uncharted 4 – garnering perfect scores from some reviewers and the highest rated PlayStation 4 game of all time by Metacritic.
Elements Featured in the Movie
The upcoming film adaptation of Uncharted is said to focus on the origins of Nathan Drake – based loosely on the events presented in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception.
In the movie, viewers can expect to find several elements pulled directly from the video game series, including:
- Action-packed Adventure: The movie is sure to feature plenty of thrilling stunts and pulse-pounding set pieces, done in the style of the video games.
- Treasure Hunting: Treasure hunting will remain at the core of the story, as Nathan Drake searches for lost artifacts.
- Adventurers and Outlaws: Drake will come into contact with several of the memorable characters from the series, such as Victor “Sully” Sullivan, Chloe Frazer, and former friend-turned-rival Nathan Tivir.
The Uncharted movie is sure to be an exciting adaptation of the beloved video game series. Fans can look forward to a thrilling action-adventure movie packed with exciting set pieces, plenty of treasure hunting and some of their favorite characters.