Spider-Man star Tom Holland to play Nathan Drake in Uncharted movie
Tom Holland, who is currently starring as Spider-Man, has been cast as Nathan Drake in the long-awaited movie adaptation of Uncharted.
The Uncharted game series has sold over 28 million units across the world and follows treasure-hunter Nathan "Nate" Drake as he travels around the world to uncover various historical mysteries. A movie version has been in active development since 2008.
Holland, who is currently promoting Spider-Man: Homecoming, his solo debut in the role, will work with Shawn Levy, best known for his work as director of the Night At The Museum franchise, on the movie.
According to Deadline, a new script for the movie is now being written, which will go into pre-production later this year.
Spider-Man: Homecoming, the new reboot of the superhero, arrives this summer.
The movie is Holland's first standalone film in the role after he made his debut in Captain America: Civil War and the first standalone Spider-Man since the character returned to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Starring alongside Holland are Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Jon Favreau, Angourie Rice, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr. Cop Car director Jon Watts is in the director's chair.
In this new movie, we find Peter Parker trying to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man. His biggest challenge comes from Keaton's Vulture, the movie's key villain.