Eli Roth, the director of such films as Cabin Fever, Hostel, and The Green Inferno, is set to direct a movie adaptation of the video game Borderlands. The screenplay is written by Craig Mazin, whose credits include Chernobyl, The Hangover Part II, and The Hangover Part III. The movie will be executive produced by Gearbox Software’s Randy Pitchford and Take-Two Interactive’s Strauss Zelnick.
Borderlands is a series of action role-playing first-person shooter video games in a space western science fantasy setting. The game is notable for its loot-driven multiplayer and sense of humor. The third installment of the series Borderlands 3 was released October 20, 2019.
The film is expected to be rated R.