Dan Trachtenberg to Helm “Uncharted”

In a welcome bit of hiring, “10 Cloverfield Lane” helmer Dan Trachtenberg has been hired to direct the film adaptation of the Playstation video game franchise “Uncharted” for Sony Pictures.

“Spider-Man” actor Tom Holland plays the famed treasure hunter on his first mission with the professional rogue Sullivan. Trachtenberg replaces Shawn Levy, who had to depart the project due to scheduling conflicts.

Jonathan Rosenberg and Mark Walker penned the script while Charles Roven, Alex Gartner, and Ari and Avi Arad will produce. The aim is to begin filming before year’s end.

Trachtenberg has had experience in the realm, directing the celebrated short fan film “Portal: No Escape” based on that game franchise. He was at one point attached to helm the “Y: The Last Man” adaptation, and has helmed both “Black Mirror: Playtest” and the pilot episode of Amazon’s upcoming “The Boys” series.

Source: Variety