As the recognition and high quality of live-action online game films develop, so too, does their means to draw the eye of award-winning actors famend for his or her mastery of the craft. It helps, after all, that Lionsgate’s upcoming Borderlands adaptation has prolific director Eli Roth at its helm, a family identify joined by the likes of Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin Hart, all of whom are confirmed to star.
Curiously, whereas the movie’s screenplay, co-written by Craig Mazin and Roth, diverges fairly noticeably from Gearbox Software program’s supply materials, the latter is eager to emphasise that subsequent yr’s cinematic journey to Pandora has been produced with new and hardcore audiences alike.
In an interview with Collider, Roth harassed that “You don’t have to have performed the sport to benefit from the movie”, likening it to Fifth Ingredient and Raiders of the Misplaced Ark as an accessible journey flick at its core not requiring exterior data.
With that mentioned, nonetheless, loads of Easter eggs for hardcore followers are promised, with the hope for these getting their first style of the zany looter shooter franchise on the large display being a robust commercial encouraging them to check out the video games.
As for when each camps can anticipate to affix Lilith, Roland and Claptrap on their quest to rescue the lacking daughter of Atlas, a launch date have but to be put ahead, although with filming just lately confirmed to have wrapped, it shouldn’t be too lengthy till Lionsgate has extra Borderlands information to share, so keep tuned.
Of us wanting to familiarize themselves with the video games forward of the film’s opening in theaters can decide up the newest installment, Borderlands 3, on Xbox One, Collection X|S, PS4, PS5 and PC now.
Supply: Collider (via ComicBook.com)