Although adaptation to Borderlands in the cinema was announced in 2015, it has not been until now when Gearbox Software and Lionsgate are moving to carry out this project directed by Eli Roth –Cabin Fever, Hostel, The Green Inferno or Death wish-. Now Variety adds another well-known name to the production: Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett is in talks to play Lilith.. Craig Mazin, Emmy winner for series script Chernobylwrite the draft.
Blanchett has worked over the years in very prominent roles in Blue Jasmine, The Aviator, Elizabeth, Babel, Diary of a Scandal, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Although Lionsgate has not confirmed this news, Gearbox has been responsible for giving visibility to the information on their social networks from the official account.
We are incredibly excited about this news! Borderlands is shaping up to be an amazing movie!https://t.co/42VT8YUQkcpic.twitter.com/zJY7M7B5to GearboxOfficial (@GearboxOfficial) May 5, 2020
Borderlands debut in 2009. It is a shooter with RPG elements published by Take-Two that has resulted in two more sequels –Borderlands 3 launched a few months ago – and a few more narrative-focused games, Tales from the Borderlands Telltale. In total, it accumulates more than 57 million copies sold. Lilith's character is one of the playable protagonists of the first title and one of the six women in the galaxy belonging to the powerful mermaid class