borderlands filming

Eli Roth‘s star-studded movie adaptation of the video game series Borderlands has wrapped filming. Cate Blanchett leads the action movie based on the first-person space western shooter game, with stars like Kevin HartJamie Lee Curtis, and Jack Black rounding out the cast. But Black will notably not actually be showing up in-person — he’ll be voicing the robot Claptrap. And we get our first look at Claptrap with the image celebrating the end of principal photography for Borderlands.

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borderlands movie images

Earlier this week we got our first official look at Eli Roth‘s Borderlands movie, featuring Cate Blanchett as Lilith, in silhouette form. But that was just the beginning. Five new images of five different characters have been released, and while they, too, are silhouettes, they still give us an idea of how the characters are going to make the transition from video game to film. Check out the new Borderlands movie images below.

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Borderlands Movie First Look

Eli Roth‘s star-studded movie adaptation of the video game series Borderlands is currently filming, and the first official images and art from the flick arrived today. We have a look at the candy-colored movie logo and a behind-the-scenes image of Cate Blanchett as Borderlands character Lilith. To be fair, the image is just Blanchett’s silhouette, but it looks cool anyway.

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Penn Jillette Joins Borderlands Movie Cast

Lionsgate’s upcoming big screen adaptation of the video game franchise Borderlands already has a huge cast that includes the likes of Kevin Hart, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, and more. But there’s one more addition that we’ve just learned about, and it’s someone who has a history with the Borderlands games.

Magician and comedian Penn Jillette, best known as one half of the duo known as Penn & Teller, recently revealed that he’s flying over to Budapest to take a role in the Borderlands movie. Find out what he revealed about his place in the Borderlands movie cast below. Read More »

borderlands cast gina gershon

Eli Roth‘s Borderlands movie continues to add cast members. The latest: Gina Gershon will play Moxxi, Cheyenne Jackson has been cast as Jakobs, and Steven Boyer is Scooter. I have no idea who any of those characters are, but if you’ve played the Borderlands games, you might! Gershon, Jackson, and Boyer join a cast that already includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Haley Bennett, and more.

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Borderlands villain

Eli Roth‘s Borderlands movie has found its villain.

Edgar Ramirez (Carlos, Gold, the Point Break remake) will play a character named Atlas, who’s described as “a business titan and arms manufacturer, and the most powerful person in the universe.” The movie, which has been filming since the beginning of this month in Hungary, is based on the popular video game franchise – and Lionsgate has revealed the first official plot details for the film adaptation. Read More »

borderlands movie

Director Eli Roth’s Borderlands is looking to be the most star-studded video game adaptation yet. With cast members like Cate Blanchett and Jack Black on the call sheet, it’s immediately one of the more interesting feature film adaptations of a popular video game to come along in years. So all eyes are on the Borderlands production, which has just started filming in Hungary.

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Borderlands cast - Ariana Greenblatt

Eli Roth‘s Borderlands cast continues to expand.

Ariana Greenblatt, who played Young Gamora in Avengers: Infinity War, is the latest performer to join Roth’s film adaptation of the action-heavy, sci-fi video game. She’ll play a character named Tiny Tina, a dangerous 13-year-old who is hellbent on revenge.
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borderlands movie cast jack black

Eli Roth now has a House with a Clock in Its Walls reunion ready for his take on Borderlands, because Jack Black is joining the previously-announced Cate Blanchett for the video game adaptation. Black will play wisecracking robot Claptrap in the film, and honestly, getting Jack Black to play a sarcastic robot is pretty good casting, no matter how you feel about this movie. The cast also includes Kevin Hart and Jamie Lee Curtis, with Craig Mazin handling the script.

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Borderlands movie cast

With very, very few exceptions, film adaptations of video games have primarily operated somewhere in the “disappointing” to “embarrassing failure” range. But nobody tell Hostel and Cabin Fever director Eli Roth about that, because he’s putting together a cast for his film version of the bestselling video game Borderlands that appears to be punching way above its weight class. Horror film icon Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween, Knives Out) is the latest addition to this hyper-talented cast, which also includes Cate Blanchett and Kevin Hart. What a trio! Read More »