NGN: "During the Calgary Expo 2013 over the weekend, Nathan Fillion has said in his Q&A sessions that there are no plans for the actor to become Nathan Drake in the upcoming Uncharted film."
PHEW Well thats good....sorry Fillion fans, as much as I like the guy the only person who should play Nathan Drake if it's not going to be a BIG STAR ACTOR is Nolan North. If they can make Sarah Jessica Parker look a little bit acceptable in films and make Jeff Bridges look younger in TRON Legacy then I'm pretty sure with some good make up and a diet/bulk up routine on Nolans part he can play Nathan Drake in the film The only thing Sony need to do is give him a chance, hell look at the Hangover for example those three actors didn't become huge until Warner Bros took a chance and let them be the main characters in the film.....now look at were they all are. Emily Rose is set and I'm sure Richard can pull off Sully with some good make up effects
Emily Rose is pregnant since January so she isnt gonna put on a mocap suit or act in a while. They should just make an animated movie with just Nolan North as the voice actor and he would probably be able to pull that of the man has incredible range. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
You know I read that yesterday and it got me thinking about Uncharted 4...people say it's obviously in development but with Emily pregnant how can they continue with the acting I hope they haven't wrote Emily out like what they seemed to do in Uncharted 3. She only had a small role, I was hoping this time round she would be with Drake from the start and we would get a Drake and Elena game like how Uncharted 3 was Drake and Sully
She's only pregnant she's not dead! My Mrs worked up till about 3 days before our boy was born! Sure she probs won't do the mocap but she can still do the voice and have a body double do the mocap stuff.
Yeah I'm a huge fan of Firefly/Serenity, but Fillion isn't Drake.
Fillion and Firefly are great but he is too fat and old now. I keep seeing adverts for some crime thing he is in and I really don't think he looks the part anymore.
Sometimes people put on weight for a role. I don't think he's too old, but I don't see him as Drake.
I'm being for real here root but what makes you think Nolan North can act on the Big Screen?? All he does is voice acting which doesn't automatically make him the best choice to play a real life drake. I'm also not saying Fillion would be the best choice either but I'm not so sure North would be either.
Technically when it comes to Uncharted North is doing pretty much everything a real actor would be. He does the mocap and everything for those scenes so it's basically a movie. If you watch some of the behind the scenes stuff that are on the discs they have videos of all the actors really doing the scene in the mocap suits and then Naughty Dog just put the engine over it to create the cut scenes in the game. As far as I understand it VO for Uncharted isn't what people think. They are doing the scene for real and that is what is being captured and then they use the game engine to make the cut scene on top of the shot with the actors. That said I understand what you mean. The experience might be a bit different shooting a Hollywood movie as opposed to working on the game.
LOL How out of touch are you, I mean " All he does is voice acting "....REALLY If you would of looked into it more or played the games NaughtyDog makes the actors act out all the scenes and includes the voices as well instead of doing them separately in a soundbooth. Nolan IS Drake Emily IS Elena Richard IS Sully I mean all Nolan would have to do on set would be what he does for the games....it's obviously not that hard, Sony just have to take a risk
I actually have played the games root but it's nice of you to assume that I haven't seeing you're making an ass out of yourself is fun :). I really think you should learn how to respond more politely to people. I forgot they mo cap their parts but because he does that it still doesn't make him correct for the part. Also he's like in his 50s and last time I checked drake isn't that old. You should really respond more like Rei did his was polite.
Zack Galifinakis was popular before the Hangover...He was in Outcold in 2001 with David Koeckner & Thomas Lennon ......That trio is insanely talented... Bradley cooper was in Wedding Crashers and a few others...I'll give you that this movie did make him more popular though. Ed Helms was on the office and randomly had roles in other funny movies. I would like to see more "no name" actors get a chance though.
Good, because Nolan North is Nathan Drake, and that's the only guy that should portray Nathan Drake in an Uncharted movie.
I thought the movie was deader then dead due to the scrip being god awful and nothing remotely close to the game. Unless that's changed kill the movie!
When has a god awful script that's not remotely close to the game ever killed a video game movie?
this is good but who must play the role of Nathan? suggestions: Ben Affleck,Christian Bale,Mark Wahlberg,Ryan Rodney Reynolds,Channing Tatum or ???
All of those would be bad choices, except Mark Wahlberg who would be a terrible choice. If Nolan North isn't going to do it, then it should be Johnny Knoxville. After all, Knoxville was one of the main inspirations for the character.
I doubt that there will even be an Uncharted movie. I also hope we don't see an Uncharted film. Movies based on video games are crap. The film has been confirmed since 2009 and has apparently been in some kind of development since 2008 and yet, we're nowhere near closer to knowing anything. We've even heard more about Final Fantasy Versus XIII than the Uncharted movie. Multiple actors and directors have also dropped out and now the film is being written by the writers of National Treasure and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. Please, Sony, just cancel the film and be done with it.
You guys realize that movies don't have leads that have essentially no screen cred! Those guys from the hang over actually did quite a few movies before they made it big. And alias was no small show for Cooper either. I'm not certain Nathan Fillion (one of my fav actors and the reason I started to watch castle) is right for an uncharted movie....not sure who is. I just don't think Nolan is either. Just because he was the basis for the look, and he's the voice and chrscter .... Ryan Reynalds has the comedic timing and physical presence that would be best.
As much as I love Fillion I dont think he would be a good Drake. Personality wise he is a 100% match but physically I think he is getting too old to play the part effectively. Drake is a very physically demanding character and Fillion would need a ton of stunt doubles to make it work ...and that just wouldn't work.
I think Josh Hopkins of "Cougar Town" would be perfect for this!
In his prime Fillion would have been my choice. Throw a five o'clock shadow on him and boom. If he were much older he could play Sully, but he isn't so that's that. I really do not want an Uncharted film. To me it sounds pointless. Some people might retort: What if it's excellent? It very well may be. I'm not sitting here saying I don't want a movie because I'm afraid it will be bad. I don't want a movie because it is pointless. I absolutely will not see it, regardless of who is in it. It's a game series, with great writing and acting. So they just want to take the GAME part out of it? Why?? Why. *typographical error
Good. I love Nathan Fillion, but he would not make a good Drake. I think if they don't have Nolan North play Nathan Drake, then the only other actor I could see doing it is Bradley Cooper. He looks like Drake, sounds like Drake, and acts like Drake. When he played Face in A-Team, it reminded me of Drake a little bit.
Not sure why people think Fillion is fat, because he isn't. Check him out in Castle, there is a couple of scenes where he's shirtless, Guy is ripped. Also he's really not that old, he's 42. Look at Brad Pitt in Troy (also 42 when filmed) guy was so jacked up. People tend to forget that actors don't have responsibilities or jobs, if they're given a role, they prepare for it. Look at Matthew McConaughey he's playing an aids victim he weighs like 100lbs. Its amazing what they can do these days. I don't care who plays the damn role, fillion is great and would love for him to get more work. Most likely it's going to be Cooper, Whalberg or Bana, but most likely Whalberg. Nolan North can't really act, watch the mocap videos, the guy is a VA, he won't be in Uncharted the movie, unless the movie is CG, please let it go. Also if you read the article Fillion doesn't say no, he states that he's basically on the bottom off the page, but still on the page nonetheless. It'll be your AAA Hollywood A List Action stars that are at the top. And you can bet your ass Tom Cruise is on that list, lol. They should let Shane Black Direct, Kiss, Kiss Bang Bang had that perfect comedic touch with a side of seriousness, same as Uncharted.
He was a little chubby in season 3-4, but he's lost weight in season 5. Anyway, the guy would be perfect as Nathan Drake.
Hell yes tigertron you're the only one that makes sense in these playout stupid comments section. Fillion is the ONLY one that has the personality and resembles Drake the most of all Big screen actors. Nolan is out of the question he can't act on the bigscreen. Who cares if Fillion was a little bit fat. This is Hollywood! A personal trainer and viola Nathan Fillion is ready. He's not too old, not for a long time. Just some Hollywood Magic and he will look just the right age. Anyways, they should cancel the movie. Nobody cares anymore.
I meant to write, since they were having issues with the script that they should let Shane black do a treatment, not direct. Sorry for the mix-up.
Nathan Fillion would have been my choice during his Firefly days, now he is too old. As for who to get now, no idea. That is the problem with movies based on games or comics .. you want someone who looks like that character on screen. There are good actors out there that would work, just don't have the "look". one guy that just popped into my head that "might" work, not my favorite but he isn't bad, Ryan Reynolds. Someone mentioned Cooper, and he could work as well.
I meet the director once, That jackass has a HUGE EGO, very Hollywoodish and they wonder why Video game movies Fail...
What about this guy? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm... Joe Flanigan?
Obviously the two "kids" that disagreed with my comment about Shane Black writing may want to look at the guys credits before disagreeing with me, if you still feel that way, to each their own, I guess. These are his writing credits Lethal Weapon (1987) The Monster Squad (with Fred Dekker) (1987) Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) (Story Only) The Last Boy Scout (1991) The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) Iron Man 3 (with Drew Pearce) (2013)
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