Will play Lilith the Siren.
Oscar winner Cate Blanchett will take a number one function in Eli Roth’s upcoming film adaptation of Gearbox’s Borderlands collection.
In accordance with the Hollywood Reporter, Blanchett – whose credit embrace the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Thor: Ragnarok, and Roth’s 2018 adaptation of The Home with a Clock in its Partitions – will play as Lilith, described as a “siren and legendary thief geared up with magical expertise”.
Borderlands followers will maybe greatest know Lilith as one of many authentic recreation’s 4 playable characters, however she’s made frequent return visits to the collection since then, showing as an NPC in Borderlands 2, the Pre-Sequel, and Borderlands 3.
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A movie adaptation of Gearbox’s post-apocalyptic comedy shooter was first introduced all the best way again in 2015, however it gave the impression to be caught in growth limbo till Hostel director Roth’s involvement was revealed earlier this 12 months. Affirmation that Blanchett will star as Lilith marks the primary little bit of casting information for the challenge, and it is an unexpectedly sturdy begin.
Eli Roth will probably be directing the Borderlands film from a script by Craig Mazin (creator of TV collection Chernobyl), with Avi Arad and Ari Arad producing alongside Erik Feig.