Remember IMAX movies? You see, kids, once upon a time, we left our houses to go to movie theaters to watch stuff on the big screen! But if we wanted to watch movies on an even bigger screen, we’d head to an IMAX theater. And Sony just announced a whole slew of their upcoming features are getting the IMAX treatment, including Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, and more.
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After pushing back both Spider-Man 3 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony Pictures has also shuffled around a bunch of other upcoming release dates for movies slated to come out this year and through 2021. Some of the movies hopping around the theatrical release calendar include Phil Lord and Chris Miller‘s animated family adventure Connected, the sequel to Escape Room, Adam Sandler‘s animated Hotel Transylvania 4, the long-gestating adaptation of the video game Uncharted, and more. Read More »
As the question of how long the coronavirus pandemic will affect the entertainment industry remains unanswered, Sony Pictures is not taking any chances. Sony pushed back its major tentpole movies —including Morbius, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the ever-cursed Uncharted, and the already-delayed Peter Rabbit 2 — to next year.
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Uncharted may be finally be getting back on the map. Fresh off his first Oscar nomination, Antonio Banderas has joined the Uncharted cast to star opposite the long-attached Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg. And in the wake of Banderas’ casting alongside two other cast newcomers, Sony has locked down Venom director Ruben Fleischer to helm the film after going through seven other filmmakers.
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It’s been a long road for the Uncharted video game franchise to make it to the big screen. Sony has gone through several directors, the most recently departed being Travis Knight, who had just replaced Dan Trachtenberg. Last we heard, Venom director Ruben Fleischer was being eyed to take over the production, but it looks like Sony Pictures doesn’t think they’ll meet the previous set release date of December 18, 2020. The studio has pushed the movie back to spring 2021, bumping their gestating Masters of the Universe movie off the release calendar. Find out more below. Read More »
Just before New Year’s Eve, Sony Pictures lost yet another director who was attached to helm the video game adaptation Uncharted. The project felt like it was finally becoming a reality, but then Dan Trachtenberg left. He was replaced a month later by Travis Knight, but the fast-track that Sony had the movie on resulted in him leaving too. Now we’re dealing with the eighth director who will attempt to make the project happen: Venom and Zombieland franchise director Ruben Fleischer. Read More »
Sony’s Uncharted movie continues to be just as cursed as the treasure that protagonist Nathan Drake has sought in the games.
The long-brewing film adaptation of the popular video game series has just lost director Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings, Bumblebee) to a scheduling conflict, making him the seventh filmmaker – seventh! – to be attached and then part ways with this project. But Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg are still attached, leaving a sliver of hope that this movie will actually happen one day. Read More »
Years ago, Mark Wahlberg was floated as a possible lead for an Uncharted movie. Now, the Uncharted movie is finally happening, and while Wahlberg won’t be the lead, he’s going to be in the film after all. Wahlberg has joined the Uncharted movie cast as Victor “Sully” Sullivan, a mentor to main character Nathan Drake, played by Tom Holland.
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Not long ago, the long-developing adaptation of Uncharted set up at Sony Pictures hit yet another speed bump by losing director Dan Trachtenberg. The filmmaker behind 10 Cloverfield Lane left the project in August, though no reason was given for his departure. It was the second blow for a Sony project starring Tom Holland after Sony and Marvel were having trouble negotiating a new deal to share the rights to Spider-Man and keep him in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But Sony has fixed both problems.
Hot on the heels of the announcement of a new deal between Sony and Marvel for a third Spider-Man movie produced by Kevin Feige, Sony Pictures is currently in talks with Bumblebee director Travis Knight to take over the video game adaptation, and Tom Holland is still slated to star in the movie as adventurer Nathan Drake. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 by Jacob Hall
Like an ancient artifact or a lost city, the film adaptation of the popular Uncharted video game series continues to prove elusive. Director Dan Trachtenberg has departed the film eight months after he signed on, making him the latest in a long line of filmmakers to abandon this expedition.
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