The Borderlands Movie Adds Red Dead Redemption's Dutch Actor And More To Its Cast
The cast for the video game movie continues to grow with seven new actors.
The Borderlands movie continues to add to its already massive and impressive cast. Deadline reports that seven new actors have joined the cast, including Benjamin Byron Davis, who played Dutch in Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption II. Other new cast members include Gina Gershon (Face/Off), Cheyenne Jackson (Glee), and Bobby Lee (Pineapple Express).
You can see the full list of cast members for the Borderlands movie below, which also includes Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jack Black.
"I am so excited to work with this incredible, top notch cast. Every single part counts and elevates the film and we have the best of the best coming in to really make Borderlands spectacular," director Eli Roth said in a statement. "I love movies where every character counts and you can only achieve that with a great cast. Every one of these gifted actors will bring something special to the film."
Borderlands Movie Cast
- Cate Blanchett -- Lilith
- Jamie Lee Curtis -- Tannis
- Edgar Ramirez -- Atlas
- Jack Black -- Claptrap
- Kevin Hart -- Roland
- Ariana Greenblatt -- Tiny Tina
- Florian Munteanu -- Kreig
- Janina Gavankar -- Commander Knoxx
- Olivier Richters -- Krom
- Haley Bennett -- Unannounced new character
- Gina Gershon -- Moxxi
- Cheyenne Jackson -- Jakobs
- Charles Babalola -- Hammerlock
- Benjamin Byron Davis -- Marcus
- Steven Boyer -- Scooter
- Ryann Redmond -- Ellie
- Bobby Lee -- Larry
Recently, Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford clarified that there is a distinction between what he called the Borderlands Cinematic Universe and the Borderlands Video Game Universe.
"We are authentic to characters, tone and style, but allow for independent storylines. The mediums are not the same, so the content should not be bound to the same rules," he said.
Pitchford also touched on the subject of whether or not the Borderlands movie is canon. It is canon, but only to the cinematic universe of Borderlands, he clarified.
"The movie is canon to the cinematic universe. The games are canon to the video game universe. There are parallels between them, but also differences. It's okay. Consider how Marvel has handled movies versus comic books for reference if this is hard for you to understand," he said on Twitter.
Filming on the Borderlands movie is expected to begin soon in Budapest, if it hasn't already. No release date has been set for the film yet.