About the film: A descendant of explorer Sir Francis Drake, a treasure hunter named Nate Drake believes he has learned the whereabouts of El Dorado, the fabled South American golden city, from a cursed golden statue. The search becomes competitive when a rival hunter joins the fray, then mutated descendants of Spaniards and Nazis begin attacking those hoping to learn the treasure's true secrets.
Jun. 25, 2009:
Project announced. Writer: Kyle Ward, Distributor: Columbia
Nov. 23, 2009:
Writer: Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer (replacing Kyle Ward)
Oct. 8, 2010:
Director: David O. Russell, Writer: David O. Russell (rewrite)