Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirez has been tapped to star reverse Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jamie Lee Curtis and Jack Black within the upcoming film adaptation of fashionable online game Borderlands.
According to Variety, Ramirez will play the function of enterprise titan and arms producer Atlas, essentially the most highly effective individual within the recreation’s universe.
Filmmaker Eli Roth is directing the film from a script by Emmy-winning Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin.
“What an incredible honour to have an actor of Edgar’s caliber, talent, and charisma playing opposite Cate Blanchett and this remarkable cast. Atlas has to be a truly magnetic personality, someone with charisma and charm but that air of menace underneath it all,” Roth mentioned.
“I’ve been a fan of Edgar’s since his early performances and he continues to amaze me with each dramatic turn. We want to create something wild, fun, and very different from anything they’ve seen from Edgar before. I am so, so excited to work with him,” he added.
Blanchett stars as Lilith, a girl with nice superpowers; Hart performs the legendary thief Roland; Curtis is forged as archeologist and scientist Dr Tannis, and Black essays the function of Claptrap, an enthusiastic robotic.
Child actor Ariana Greenblatt, finest identified for enjoying a younger Gamora within the Marvel blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War, will play Tiny Tina, an unstable 13-year-old explosive knowledgeable.
Arad Productions’ Avi Arad and Ari Arad are producing the venture together with Erik Feig of Picturestart. Executive producers are Randy Pitchford and Strauss Zelnick.