The Halloween star joins Cate Blanchett and Kevin Hart.
Halloween and Freaky Friday star Jamie Lee Curtis has joined the Borderlands film, turning into simply the most recent big title to board the movie.
She is going to play the archaeologist and NPC Patricia Tannis, based on a number of media reviews. Curtis joins Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett (Lilith) and Kevin Hart (Roland). There may be some A-list expertise behind the digicam, too, because the script is being written by Craig Mazin (HBO’s Chernobyl), whereas horror film director and actor Eli Roth is about to direct the film.
“Working with the long-lasting Jamie Lee Curtis has been a life lengthy dream of mine, and I’m so excited for her to deliver her humor, heat, and brilliance to the position of Tannis,” Roth mentioned in a press release to Collider.
The Borderlands film is being produced by Starvation Video games studio Lionsgate, whose president, Nathan Kahane, defined that the film has attracted so many gifted individuals due to its “unimaginable script” and Roth’s imaginative and prescient for Pandora.
“Jamie is exclusive in that her characters have depth and gravitas, however are additionally all the time vastly entertaining–she instructions the display,” Kahane mentioned.
That is simply the most recent online game mission for Mazin, who can also be working with Naughty Canine’s Neil Druckmann on HBO’s The Final of Us TV collection. Earlier than these tasks, Mazin was identified for writing the Hangover and Scary Film sequels.
Cameras are anticipated to begin rolling on the Borderlands film quickly in Budapest.
The Borderlands collection was within the information not too long ago as a result of developer Gearbox was acquired by a Swedish firm in a $1.3 billion sale. Going ahead, 2K Video games will proceed to publish Borderlands video games.