Upcoming film based on bestselling Playstation game
Joshua Oppenheimer penned the first draft. “David is a tremendous choice to take on this film,” Col prexy Matt Tolmach said in a statement. “He’s equally adept at combining all the classic elements involved in this property: great character development, strong comedy and amazing action sequences.” Released in 2007, the “Uncharted” vidgame has sold one million copies during its first 10 weeks of release. The sequel “Uncharted 2: Among Thieves” nabbed game of the year honors from several critics groups in 2009 and has sold more than 3.8 million copies worldwide. Russell’s next project, Mark Wahlberg-Christian Bale starrer “The Fighter,” is set to launch limited Dec. 10, from Paramount, before expanding wide Dec. 17.
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