According to a brand new report from Variety, the upcoming Borderlands movie might need its Lilith. Cate Blanchett is reportedly in talks with Lionsgate to play the fan-favorite, fiery Siren Lilith.
Prior to this position, Blanchett has been showing in movie and televsion for the reason that 1990s. She is a seven-time Academy Award nominee and a two-time winner, together with a win for “Best Actress” in 2014’s Blue Jasmine. Blanchett can also be a three-time winner throughout three a long time on the Golden Globe Awards, in addition to a three-time award winner on the Screen Actors Guild Awards, together with as a part of the ensemble forged for The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. She additionally appeared as Hela in 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok.
The official Borderlands Twitter account weighed in on the report:
The Borderlands movie will probably be directed by Cabin Fever and Hostel director Eli Roth, and produced by longtime Marvel producers Avi Arad and Ari Arad by way of Arad Prods, in addition to Step Up and I Know What You Did Last Summer producer Erik Feig by way of Picturestart, with the latest script written by Emmy-winning Chernobyl author Craig Mazin. Additionally, Gearbox president and CEO Randy Pitchford, and Strauss Zelnick, chairman and CEO of Take-Two Interactive, are set to govt produce the venture.
In a earlier assertion from Roth in February, the director praised Pitchford, Gearbox, and Lionsgate. “I’m so excited to dive into the world of Borderlands and I could not be doing it with a better script, producing team, and studio,” Roth mentioned in a press release. “I’ve an extended, profitable historical past with Lionsgate — I really feel like we’ve grown up collectively and that every little thing in my directing profession has led to a venture of this scale and ambition. I sit up for bringing my very own vitality, concepts, and imaginative and prescient to the wild, enjoyable, and endlessly artistic world of the sport. Randy Pitchford and everybody at Gearbox have been extremely supportive of my concepts — it actually looks like an ideal storm of creators coming collectively. We are out to make a brand new basic, one which the followers of the sport will love, but additionally one which is able to discover new audiences globally.”