The Uncharted Movie Has Cast Mark Wahlberg As Sully, For Some Reason
While the Uncharted games have often been praised as some of the video games closest to capturing the feeling of blockbuster cinema, the live action Uncharted movie has faced quite a strange and tumultuous trajectory. For over a decade now, the project has gone through multiple directors, including big names like David O. Russell and Dan Trachtenberg, before now finally landing on Bumblebee director Travis Knight. One name that was attached to the film early on was Mark Wahlberg, who was set to star as Nathan Drake. Now it seems like he will still be in the film, but he has now been cast as Sully instead.
As reported by Prima Games, Mark Wahlberg is finishing talks to join the live action Uncharted movie as Sully. Under director Travis Knight, Wahlberg would be joining Tom Holland, who is now the actor portraying Nathan Drake. Many fans on social media expressed their surprise at this casting choice, especially considering Wahlberg’s previous attachment to the project as Nathan Drake. Wahlberg is not necessarily known for having grey hair, a mustache or aged wisdom to share, so he hasn’t been on anyone’s radar to portray the mature Sully. However, considering that the studio has opted to tell the story of a younger Nathan Drake and cast Holland, it would make sense for the studio to cast for a similarly younger version of Sully. It probably is for the best that the film tells a story different from that of the games, and hopefully Marky Mark’s inclusion brings some Good Vibrations to the film’s set.
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