It is been reported that Cate Blanchett is in talks to star in the live-action film adaptation of the video game ‘Borderlands’. She is expected to play Lilith, a Siren from the planet Dionysus. While Lilith is a major character in multiple ‘Borderlands’ games, she is usually an NPC, although she was playable in the first. The film adaptation will be delivered by Lionsgate, with horror-meister Eli Roth directing. Craig Mazin, who won an Emmy for writing the HBO miniseries ‘Chernobyl’, is penning the screenplay. An adaptation of ‘Borderlands’ has been in the works since 2016, but it sounds as though it’s finally starting to move forward. The game is a first-person shooter in an immersive world. Players can play the main missions, accept side missions, or explore the world of Pandora (not the one from ‘Avatar’). There are four games in the primary series, and they have sold over 45 million units worldwide. The first ‘Borderlands’ was released in 2009. The most recent, ‘Borderlands 3’, was released last September. The film adaptation will be produced by Avi and Ari Arad via Arad Prods and Erik Feig via Picturestart. Randy Pitchford, who founded Gearbox Software in 1999, and serves as the […]
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