Neil Burger To Direct Uncharted Movie ?

Following the departure of David 0. Russell from the planned movie adaptation of the action adventure game, Limitless Director will be taking the helm.

Columbia Pictures has been looking for a new director ever since the departure of David O. Russell. According to a report by Hollywood Reporter, Columbia Pictures is in final stages of negotiations to show Neil Burger as the writer and director of the film.

Although, Columbia Pictures may have secured the director for their project, they may have lost their leading man, Mark Wahlberg, who was to play adventure hero Nathan Drake in the film.

We don’t know any other specifics on this film yet but you can expect more news to pop up as we go closer to the release of third entry in the series, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, which is due out on November 1, 2011. For more details you can read our preview of Uncharted 3.