‘Venom’ Director Ruben Fleischer Circling Tom Holland’s ‘Uncharted’ Movie at Sony

Venom director Ruben Fleischer is the frontrunner to direct Sony’s long-gestating Uncharted movie starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg, reports Deadline.

Fleischer is a trusted face on the Sony lot thanks to Venom, which grossed $856 million worldwide, as well as the Zombieland franchise, which has been a modest hit for the studio.

Last year’s sequel scared up $121 million worldwide despite arriving a decade after the first film, which also cleared the $100 million mark.

The director bit off more than he could chew with WB’s crime drama Gangster Squad, but that was for a …

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