Treasure hunters better beware, because here comes Nathan Drake: International Treasure Cop.
wow, one mistake after another, why even call it Uncharted? This is gonna be a disaster.
Why IS it called Uncharted? I mean, the only thing it has in common with the game is character names...
totally shit. Somebody kill all these bastards who ruins anime and game adaptations,
...you're just sayin' that because you wanna make graves!
oh god, tombstone fanboys are the worst! ;)
Oh hell no. You guys see? This is why I hate hollywood. LEAVE NATE ALONE!!!
you dont make movies out of interactive entertainment.
Sigh, I hate you sometimes Hollywood...I really do.
Crap, Hollywood is turning into a giant turd ball
Too late. It already has.
You guys need to chill the fuck out. David O Russell directed "Three Kings," which got a 94% on RT and an 82 on Metacritic. He's also going to be the talk of the town soon for his new film "The Fighter," also starring Marky Mark. He knows what he's doing, I'd rather have a good director make an adaptation that strays slightly than some chump who tries to follow the games directly. Plus, porting things directly between mediums =/= success, at all. Haven't you seen Watchmen?
Destroying the character of well loved character, i could care less of about who's in charge. They're still, ****ing up Uncharted
So change is always bad, huh? LotR deviated from the books, and almost everyone, their relatives, their pets, and the inanimate objects in their homes knows each of those films was a masterpiece that will forever have a name in cinema history.
I just finished reading the trilogy, but you act as if it were a completely different trilogy of movies. It didn't wildly deviate, and look at the success it had in the end? What about Anne of Green Gables? Harry Potter? Now, look at the success of movies that deviated from the source material like the Resident Evil films (at least the first was decent), Postal, Far Cry (All Uwe Boll movies, especially).
In LOTR the changes were mostly scenes , most of all missing . With the same outlook than for uncharted , he'd fizz out the hobbits since they aint appealing enough , and would have ewoks instead . Besides we can't just fall in love with his vision , just because he got some successful movies . Wolverine was done by a critic darling too . And it was awful . Directors become sellouts all the time .
Uncharted in name alone.
M Night Shyamalalamamama could be directing this. Be grateful.
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That's what they'll call the movie theaters playing this crap
LOL. +bubs for the laugh. No but seriously, What the FUCK is Sony thinking! Don't let this happen pleeeeeeease. C'mon Sony your better than this... *sniff*
Next, the director will quit and Uwe Boll will take the helm.
Changing a character's history CHANGES THE CHARACTER!!!! This is along the same line as having Krypton not be destroyed for Superman
movies give the gaming industry a bad reputation.
Said it before, and will say it again...movies made from games usually suck. Nothing to see here. Same old stuff you would expect. Moving along.
I don't understand how a directer can take something that already has a solid plot and set characters can think adding characters who's existence aren't even mentioned at all in the game and changing the backstory will make it better. All it does is alienate people who are already fans. If David O. Russell wants to make a movie about a family of antiquities police then he should make a script from scratch about just that and stop twisting the existing uncharted universe to fit his personal taste.
This idea really turns me on that there's a family that's a force to be reckoned with in the world of international art and antiquities," ----------------------------- ----------------------- Well Mr Russell I can safely say that your 'idea' not only turns me off but also the majority of Uncharted fans. Honestly take your so called 'Uncharted' movie and shove it, I'm not going to waste my time seeing another C or D grade video-game adaption.
FAIL FAIL FAIL
uh... Drake had a backstory? I'm not bashing the game by any extent, but we really don't know anything about Drake's backstory, besides being a descendant of Francis Drake and obviously having dealt with a group of thieves at some point. Still though, it's a pretty large change if Drake is more of a cop than a crook. Seriously, why does this kind of thing keep happening with game-based movies though? Giving the prince of persia a name? Giving Harry Mason a sex change? They're little changes but those little things can really change, and usually hurt, the feel of the story. The problem is Hollywood still thinks it's the king of all pop culture. For some reason, movie makers thinks it okay to mess around with this kind of thing.
That's It...somebody needs to start a petition or picket in front of the Columbia Pictures HQ.
I bet there won't be any Spanish-zombie things in this movie. If you're given the option for Spanish-zombie things and decide not to harness them, then you have no place in Western society or on this planet.
This should be good. Imagine the Don LaFontaine voice over... "He was your average joe green beret. He was a mild mannered man trained in 17 forms of unarmed combat. He was just another common man trained to use every weapon known to man. He was passable. A mediocre man with a purple heart. But now, Nathan Drake is going...UNCHARTED"
F*** this crap.
I can't understand why is Sony allowing this to happen? I mean I'm sure they are aware of what fans have to say about this. First casting or Mark and now this!? Honestly, I can't imagine anyone trying so hard to ruin something which already has a rich enough story to be utilized (I'm referring to geniuses behind this movie).
Typical that everyone here would be up in arms about someone "making changes" to something. Obviously no one here has watched a David O. Russell film, all of which are very well written and directed, and actually carry good performances by Mark Wahlberg (which isn't usually the case, I know). Wait for a trailer before bursting into tears.
People need to realise that "it's by Sony" means nothing . IN that kind of big entities there is hardly that level of synergy . "Sony the pictures studios" knows next to nothing about "Sony the videogames publisher" Hell it took decades for Warner to use properly the DC comics properties they own , with the cartoons and the batman movies .
Exactly thats why Sony have been trying to get restructured for yrs. SCE wants the movie to be about the game so pppl would buy more Ps3's for it. Sony Pictures want the movie to have good action scenes and famous ppl for ppl to buy the blu-ray. Sony Pictures is winning :/
The whole reason nathan even works as a character is because of his thieving background HEY! What if Boba Fett wasn't a bounty hunter? What if he was like really just like a clone that was like used for a nazi-esque regime?
lol that actually sounds more interesting than bounty hunter boba
I hope this movie never sees the light of day
Quote: Russell added that he was almost halfway through writing the script, saying that the work was going remarkably quickly. no wonder lol...its horrible..
Sounds like it's going down the same line as the Hitman movies. Fuck I don't give a shit anyway, not like it's gonna relevant to the games.
It is really quite funny how Hollywood makes the same damn mistakes over and over again. They never learn...which is why I just skip video game movies.
This is starting to sound like that street fighter movie that came out in the 90s with van dam. I love uncharted but from the sounds of this ill be skipping this film. T Think there should be a rule where a director shouldn't touch the characters let alone their background stories. For obvious reasons i feel this movie is a waste of sony's money and many can expect a different take after this one suffers.
FUCK THAT! They're turning drake into a fed!
How do make the best series of videogames suck. Make it a movie "so we're gonna make an uncharted movie, and not follow any relatable plot and change the main story." Next they should get ri of nathan drake, and make it a porno while theyre at it.
This movie sounds like it WILL be an irremovable shit-stain on the game, misleading all Uncharted n00bs to think the game probrably sucks. Im so sorry for this to happen...
I hope the explain how he's so good at the killing. Really, Drake must have been some elite special forces commando before he got into treasure hunting, the man takes out hundreds of trained soldiers every game. He may seem whimsical and sort of goofy, be make no mistake, Drake is an effective cold blooded killer.
Hopefully Sony and Naughty Dog hate the script so much from it's wild deviations that they fire DOR and kick Marky Mark in the balls and then fire gim also. There is no way this thing is going to even test well and I highly doubt that Sony and Naughty Dog will be happy with the direction they are taking once the script is finished and they have a better idea of where he is trying to take it. Who cares if he made Three Kings, the movie came out a while ago, and now he has The Fighter which is tracking well but this isn't a movie where he should be taking such wide creative liberties. The Characters are there for him to build a story around as well as complete personalities and Mark W. certainly doesn't fit Drake's. Hell, Donnie W. would be a better choice to play Drake than Mark, but whatever, this movie is going to end up being 2 hours of fail if it releases based on what we have heard so far, and it will be egg on all the parties involved faces. Unless they are just throwing out a whole bunch of misinformation to keep the story under wraps in case things coincide with Uncharted 3, or as a prequel to Drake's Fortune. I'm still holding out hope that this is the case because it all sounds so unreal that it's absurd.
This is terrible. @ Anti-Fanboyer - If you take the Hitman movie as it's own separate entity and forget all about the games we all loved then it's an okay action flick. At least we got to see some boobies.
Look at the bright side: Uwe Boll is no where to be found. We are saved from the Raging Boll.
Drake's only 'family' is Sully, and they're freakin' THIEVES...not G-men. They don't deal out justice for museum owners, they ROB them!!! FFS, Uncharted 2 is called 'Among Thieves' and starts off with a museum heist. How in the holy #$% can they have screwed everything up right from the first level?! I hope this movie gets pirated into foreclosure.
Nathan Drake...treasure cop? I would have seen it...if Drake was played by Nathan Fillion and the story was ACTUALLY like the games. This is where video game movies go wrong...they just try and be really seperate and in doing so, alienate gamers. Anyway, they can make this movie for all I care, but I'll be at home rewatching the epic cutscenes. /Rant
Another crappy movie based on a game. Move along people. Too bad they bastardize great games and turn them into horrible movies.
im so outraged by this, they need to drop uncharteds and drakes name from the movie because they changed it so much its not uncharted anymore.fucking hollywood don't know any thing i hate how they butcher art. i can just picture this director " instead of a treasure hunter let make him some kind of treasure cop like in the national treasure movies, oh and lets give him a family ! OH and lets pick the worst acters we can find for the rolls!! i can smell the money now,fuck the fans and gamers! " -__-
The only way to make a great film of a videogame is to make the film like the experience of playing the videogame. Possibly the only film that has come close to getting this right is Silent Hill. It's not perfect but, like the game, you spend long stretches of time seeing a character walk around ON HER OWN and WEIRD stuff happening. True, that will puzzle or even bore some people but not true fans of the series. Videogames are not just about action - they are about spending 5 whole minutes looking randomly around a room just because it looks nice - embarassing yourself as a character basically with your odd behaviour as you check every mundane piece of equipment for clues and objects (I'm thinking of Resident Evil there). When is a film going to get it? (it must happen but will it be done with a big budget?) - showing the quirks of what it feels like to play a game - running up against invisble walls, making wisecracks about videogame cliches like finding barrels conveniently situated everywhere.
Fine with me. He can do whatever he wants with the movie...as long as he changes the title and the changes name from Nathan to, well, anything else. Probably shouldn't have Sully or anyone else's character in it either...
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