Mark Wahlberg in Final Talks to Play Sully in Uncharted Film

Mark Wahlberg in last talks to play Sully in Uncharted movie

Variety is reporting that Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter, The Departed, Transformers: The Last Knight) is in last negotiations to play Sully in Uncharted, the online game function adaptation from Sony starring Tom Holland as Nathan Drake.

Victor “Sully” Sullivan is an American treasure hunter, fortune seeker, and a businessman, in addition to a good friend, mentor, and father determine to Drake. Wahlberg was beforehand hooked up to play Drake just a few years in the past earlier than the studio determined to make the film an origin story. The outlet notes that Wahlberg was keen to affix the challenge in some capability.

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Uncharted will likely be a prequel to the sport collection, taking its foundation from the sequence in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception whereby the younger thief first encounters his associate Victor Sullivan and in essence, units up the occasions of the complete sport franchise.

Travis Knight (Bumblebee) will direct the movie. Despite earlier drafts by the likes of Mark Boal (The Hurt LockerZero Dark Thirty), Oscar nominee David O. Russell, Doctor Strange‘s Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer, Safe House‘s David Guggenheim, and Joe Carnahan, this new model of the movie will carry on a brand new author to remodel the new-found premise.

Based on the action-adventure online game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune from Naughty Dog and Sony Interactive, the story follows a descendant of explorer Sir Francis Drake, a treasure hunter named Nate Drake who believes he has discovered the whereabouts of El Dorado, the fabled South American golden metropolis, from a cursed golden statue. The search turns into aggressive when a rival hunter joins the fray, then is escalated when creatures — truly mutated descendants of Spaniards and Nazis — start attacking these hoping to study the treasure’s true secrets and techniques.

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Uncharted is an Arad/Atlas Entertainment Production, with Charles Roven, Avi Arad, Alex Gartner, and Ari Arad producing. The movie will function the primary function produced by PlayStation Productions. The movie is predicted to start manufacturing early subsequent yr will a launch date set for December 18, 2020.