Uncharted movie suffers yet another delay, now due in 2017

Sony Pictures has announced that the Uncharted movie has been pushed back yet again, with the action-adventure flick now scheduled for release in cinemas on June 30, 2017.

The movie was originally due to hit cinemas next year with shooting to kick off in early 2015. However, following the departure of director Seth Gordon, not to mention the fact Chris Pratt reportedly turned down the lead role, production was delayed yet again.

Sony has been planning an Uncharted movie for some time now, with David O. Russell originally helming the project alongside actor Mark Whalberg. However, O’ Russell’s script deviated considerably from the source material, resulting him leaving the project.

Neil Burger would later sign up for the movie as director, but would stick around for a year before jumping ship. In all this time, we’re still no closer to finding out who is lined up to play protagonist Nathan Drake.

While the movie is experiencing some setbacks, the video game series is gearing up for the release of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, which hits PlayStation 4 in spring 2016. At this rate, Nate’s silver-screen debut will come after his tenure as Uncharted’s wise-cracking hero has long since ended.

Nolan North, who voices Drake, has expressed interest in making a cameo appearance in the movie.

via AotFB