The studio confirmed Trachtenberg’s departure Thursday. It also said Sony-based PlayStation Productions — headed by Asad Qizilbash and Carter Swan — had come on to produce alongside Chuck Roven, Avi Arad, Alex Gartner and Ari Arad.
The screenplay is written by the team of Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Rafe Judkins. The video game series was created by developer Naughty Dog and published by PlayStation. It has sold over 41 million copies to date.
The “Uncharted” games follow Nathan Drake, a treasure hunter who journeys across the world to uncover various historical mysteries. The series began with “Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune,” released on the PlayStation 3 in 2007.
The announcement about “Uncharted” comes two days after Sony Pictures went public over its divorce with Disney on future “Spider-Man” projects.