The Uncharted director Ruben Fleischer has been chatting about his plans to return to his Zombieland series.

Ruben Fleischer is currently doing the press rounds for Uncharted, his big-budget adaptation of the hugely-popular PlayStation franchise. The film is surprisingly pretty decent, in fact you can check out our review here. That’s no back-handed compliment aimed at Fleischer either: simply an acknowledgement that most video game adaptations don’t translate well into film, but Uncharted does a better job than most.

Whilst touting Uncharted, the director has also been chatting about the Zombieland movies, expressing a desire to return, regroup the core cast and make a third. However, it might not happen for a little while.

Whilst chatting with Discussingfilm.com, Fleischer said about a third Zombieland film: “Yeah, I’d do it tomorrow! We joked that it should be every 10 years because the second movie was 10 years, almost to the day, from the first. I like the notion that maybe in 2029, we’ll get to go back to that world with those people who would certainly be fun to see. You know, what are they up to with that much time passed?”

“Emma [Stone] was the one who actually suggested doing one of these every 10 years … so as long as there’s a desire for it and the cast is up for it, I mean, it’s the greatest experience of my career. I’d be thrilled to reunite with those guys.”

Whilst the director has a few projects in the pipeline, he doesn’t appear to have anything concrete lined up, although if Uncharted manages to do well commercially, there’s every chance he’ll be invited back for the inevitable sequel. Sony’s smart positioning of the PlayStation adaptation has leveraged Tom Holland’s huge appeal in the wake of Spider-Man: No Way Home’s stunning box office success, despite it not earning the kindest of reviews from all quarters. The film has earned $20m so far, but doesn’t open in the US until today.

More news on Zombieland 3 as we hear it.

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