David O Russell has signed on with Sony Pictures Entertainment to rewrite and direct a movie based on the PlayStation 3 game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. Russell, who last directed Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in The Fighter, takes on a vidgame that follows treasure hunter Nathan Drake. Tom Donnelly and Josh Oppenheimer wrote the first draft. The original game sold 1 million copies within 10 weeks of its release and spawned a sequel that sold 3.8 million units worldwide. Russell reportedly just fell out of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
By MIKE FLEMING JR | Friday October 8, 2010 @ 6:30pm PDTTags: David O Russell Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, David O. Russell, Movie Deals, Movies, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Video Games
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