Believe it or not, work on the long-gestating Uncharted movie actually finally appears to be underway.

That’s Tom Holland up above as the star of the video game-turned-movie, Nathan Drake. Holland posted the pic to Instagram, with the simple quote, “It’s nice to meet you, I’m Nate.”

Nathan Drake

The movie has been in development so long that Mark Wahlberg, who will play Drake’s mentor Victor ‘Sully’ Sullivan, was originally slated to play the lead role. Even if it should have been Nathan Fillion’s.

Speaking of Sully, a video posted to Instagram by Wahlberg may be our first glimpse at him in character, sporting an impressive Sully-like mo. Either that or he’s doing Freddie Mercury fancy dress:


Meanwhile, Nolan North, who played Drake in the video game series, stopped by the set to give his thumbs up to proceedings:

Venom director Ruben Fleischer is the latest to be at the helm of the flick and, if all goes to plan, Uncharted will be discoverable in cinemas from July next year.