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First Look at Eli Roth’s ‘Borderlands’ Movie Starring Cate Blanchett

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Jun 7 2021
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The off the rails loot-driven space-western game franchise is critically acclaimed and a commercial success. More than 45 million copies have been sold and its net revenue is over $1 billion – making it one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time. So, it’s natural that it gets a live-action movie adaptation. That choice always goes well.

 

Meet the team…

 

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This preview includes Florian Munteanu as Krieg, Ariana Greenblatt as Tiny Tina, Jamie Lee Curtis as Dr. Patricia Tannis, Cate Blanchett as Lilith, Kevin Hart as Roland, and Claptrap (voiced by Jack Black). Not pictured: Gina Gershon as Moxxi, Edgar Ramirez, Janina Gavankar, Cheyenne Jackson, Charles Babalola, Benjamin Byron Davis, Steven Boyer, Ryann Redmond, and Haley Bennett. Penn Jillette also has a cameo.

Roth is directing, the screenplay is from Craig Mazin (The Hangover series, Chernobyl). No release date is set, but they are over a month into filming right now.

The official synopsis:

“In the movie Lilith, an infamous outlaw with a mysterious past, reluctantly returns to her home planet of Pandora to find the missing daughter of the universe’s most powerful S.O.B., Atlas. Lilith forms an alliance with an unexpected team – Roland, a former elite mercenary, now desperate for redemption; Tiny Tina, a feral pre-teen demolitionist; Krieg, Tina’s musclebound, rhetorically challenged protector; Tannis, the scientist with a tenuous grip on sanity; and Claptrap, a persistently wiseass robot. These unlikely heroes must battle alien monsters and dangerous bandits to find and protect the missing girl, who may hold the key to unimaginable power. The fate of the universe could be in their hands – but they’ll be fighting for something more: each other.”

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