David O. Russell (Three Kings) will write and direct ‘Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune’, based on the PlayStation 3 game. The Columbia Pictures film will be produced by Avi Arad (Spider-Man), Charles Roven (The Dark Knight), Ari Arad, and Alex Gartner.
The story follows the adventures of treasure hunter Nathan Drake.
Columbia’s Matt Tolmach said, “David is a tremendous choice to take on this film. He’s equally adept at combining all the classic elements involved in this property: great character development, strong comedy, and amazing action sequences. He has a brilliant vision for this material and we know he will bring his original, unique voice to this adaptation.”