MUMBAI: David O. Russell will write and
direct Columbia Pictures' Uncharted:
Drake's Fortune, an action-adventure-based
upon the bestselling PlayStation 3 game.
The film will be produced by Avi Arad, Charles
Roven, Ari Arad and Alex Gartner.
story follows the adventures of treasure
hunter Nathan Drake. The game, developed
by the team at Naughty Dog, was one of Sony
Computer Entertainment's best-selling and
most critically acclaimed games for the
Said Columbia Pictures president Matt Tolmach,
"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."
IGN's Best Action Game and Best PS3 Game,
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune sold one
million copies in the first 10 weeks of
its release when it released at the end
of 2007 on its way to moving more than 2.6
(confirm) million copies.
huge popularity warranted a sequel. The
sequel, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, was
a major commercial and critical success
having won ' Game of the Year' honors from
several influential critics. It sold more
than 3.8 million copies worldwide.
games are among the all-time best-selling
games for the platform.