Nathan Fillion Campaigns to Play Nathan Drake in Uncharted Movie

Last week, writer-director David O. Russell was hired to write and direct and adaptation of the video game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune.  I recently sat down and defeated both Uncharted games and they are definitely worth adapting, as long as they keep the comedy and crazy action intact.  The games already play out like a movie, so it should make things easier for everyone involved.

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The main character is Nathan Drake, a cross between Indiana Jones and James Bond, a very fun character.  Who will star as Nathan Drake?  Firefly star Nathan Fillion thinks it should be him.  Fillion has begun a Twitter campaign to have his followers get him the role.  He definitely looks the part as you can see from the attached picture, but the age (he’s coming on 40) might be an issue.  This game is a franchise (2 games already, a 3rd on the way) and studios like to stretch that sort of thing out don’t we know.  Let’s hope it plays out in his favor.