In the recent years with growing popularity of video games, its not surprising to see movies based on game sequels, like ” Sonic , the Hedgehog” , “Detective Pikachu” and “Assassins Creed”. From a string of such films the latest is the movie adaptation of ” Borderlands”, a first-person shooting multiplayer video game filled with action and adventure, directed by Eli Roth, the American actor. But honestly it does look a bit out of place with the game franchise and the production crew.
When it was announced, it took everyone by surprise as such a project was never expected. The movie also added hype by slowly revealing the crew. Eli, who has much experience withtge subject of violence will find it helpful in this movie.
Jack Black has been cast as Claptrap, the funny robot. Viewers might remember Jack from “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” and “King Kong”.
Cate Blanchett, an Australian producer and theatre director, has been cast as Lilith. She is regarded as one of the legendary actresses of her generation, having been part of shows like “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “Thor: Ragnarok”, and “The Hobbit” trilogy.
Kevin Hart ,an American actor and a standup comedian, has been cast as Super-soldier Roland.
As of now no official release date has been announced yet, as the filming process is yet to start. We can expect it to hit the theatres by 2023 or early-2024.