Kevin Hart is joining the film “Borderlands” with Cate Blanchett, a film adaptation of the popular video game.
Hart will play the role of Roland, a skilled ex-soldier-kind in the film Lionsgate. Eli Roth, whose resume includes “The House with a Clock in the Walls” and the Bruce Willis-led action thriller “Death Wish”, directed by “Borderlands”.
“I’m thrilled to be working with Kevin,” Roth said. “” Borderlands’ is a different kind of role for him, and we’re excited to thrill the audience with Kevin in a way he’s never seen before. He is going to be an amazing Roland. “
Nathan Kehne, president of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, says, “Kevin has been behind some of the biggest blockbusters in the world, and our source material is inspired by the world’s best-selling video games. The way our filmmaking team created this story Has adopted, we love him and we cannot get into better creative hands. “
Although the plot details are placed below the cover, “Borderlands” is based on the role-playing shooter game launched in 2009. The game, which spawned several sequels, takes place on the planet Pandora. Craig Mazin, who produced the acclaimed HBO miniseries “Chernobyl”, wrote the latest draft of the screenplay.
Hart recently wrapped up production on Sony’s action comedy “The Man from Toronto”, which also starred Woody Harrelson and Kelly Cuoco. Earlier in 2020, he filmed a play called “Fatherhood”. A certified box office draw, Hart’s recent big screen credits include “Jumanji: The Next Level”, “The Secret Life of Pets 2”, “The Upside” and “Night School”. His films, including “Ride Together” and “Central Intelligence”, have combined to generate over $ 4 billion in global ticket sales.