The Borderlands film has actually currently cast numerous of the series’ most popular characters, from Roland to Claptrap to Tiny Tina. The newest casting statement, nevertheless, is for a strange brand-new character that starlet Haley Bennett has actually been tapped to depict. 

Bennett starred in 2019’s Swallow and has actually appeared in movies such as The Magnificent 7 (Emma Cullen), The Girl on the Train (Megan), and, most just recently, Hillbilly Elegy (Lindsay) and The Devil All The Time (Charlotte). According to IGN, the only hint to Bennett’s character is that she’ll be have some sort of crucial connection to Lilith. That’s an intriguing hint, and it’s not unexpected to see an initial character appear in this thing, as computer game adjustments tend to do. 

Haley Bennett in “Swallow”

The Borderlands film is being directed by Eli Roth and dispersed by Lionsgate. It presently has no release window, and is set to start recording in Budapest at some point this year after sustaining pandemic-related obstacles given that its statement in February 2020. Several essential characters from the Borderlands franchise have actually currently discovered their entertainers; options that, so far, appear to have actually polarized fans of the video games. Here’s a list of the verified cast up until now: 

Lilith – Cate Blanchett

Roland – Kevin Hart

Claptrap – Jack Black

Patricia Tannis – Jamie Lee Curtis

Tiny Tina – Arianna Greenblatt

Krieg – Florian Munteanu

We still don’t understand anything about what the plot will require nor who the bad guy will be (though one would believe it’ll be Handsome Jack, right?). The film is live-action, however it’s unidentified if the movie will integrate the video game’s signature cel-shaded visual in some method. 

So Borderlands fans, what do you consider tossing a brand-new face into the franchise. Any ideas on Haley Bennett as a starlet? How do you feel about the verified cast up until now? Sound off with those hot takes in remarks! 

[Source: IGN]