“Unchartered” Movie To Be Scripted By “Bad Boys 3” Helmer
Sony Pictures’ big screen version of Unchartered, a top selling video game, is to be scripted by Joe Carnahan.
Carnahan has directed The Grey, The A-Team and Smokin’ Aces, but he has told Variety that, due to schedule constraints, he cannot direct Unchartered unless production is delayed. His next big directing gig, according to he article, is Bad Boys 3, which will reunite Will Smith with Martin Lawrence.
Carnahan, who says he has always been fascinated by archaeology, told the publication that it’s “a dream come true” to enter the world of treasure hunter Nathan Drake.
Unchartered was developed by Naughty Dog, an LA based game development company and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for Playstation.
Producers comprise of Charles Roven, Avi Arad, Alex Gartner. Ari Arad and Alex Gartner. The project will be co-produced by Arad and Atlas Entertainment.
Carnahan is also currently developing Wheelman, to star Frank Grillo, for Netflix. Grillo will play the title character – a getaway driver who must fight for his own survival after a bank robbery goes horribly wrong.