Lionsgate announced that Jack Black will join the robot movie Claptrap as an actor in the “Borderlands” movie. Previously announced was the legendary thief Lilith ( Lilith, Cate Blanchett, the skilled Kevin Hart of Roland and Jamie Lee of the archaeologist Tannis Curtis).Unlike the other three characters, Blake’s role only has voices (like Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel did for Rockets and Groot) Guardians of the Galaxy), because Claptrap is a small yellow robot-now the de facto mascot of Borderlands. Claptrap will assist Lilith to rescue the daughter of the CEO of an interstellar giant company from Pandora.
“Borderland” will be reunited with Blanchett and director Eli Roth. Both Blake and director Eli Roth have previously played in the dark fantasy film “The Clock on the Wall” in 2018. He worked in The House with a Wall in the Walls, and Hart worked with him on the 2019 sequel, Jumanji (Jumanji: The Next Level).
Rose quoted the previous movie in his preparation statement after Black’s cast: “I’m very happy to be reunited with Jack (this time in the studio). The clap is the most interesting character in the game. Jack is very Suitable to bring him to the big screen.”
Lionsgate Group President Nathan Kahane added: “This is one of the biggest wise decisions we have made. Everyone who has ever played a game knows that Jack is the perfect choice for this. We are very happy that he will add endless comic energy and sound to our film-he will bring a lot to the film.”
Black appeared for the last time in the aforementioned Jumanji: The Dlevelne Johnson, Karen Gillan and The Next Level across from Hart. So far, his most famous voice-over character is still Po’s main panda character in the Kung Fu Panda series. Black also played roles in “Ice Age” and “Shark Tale”, which will be heard in the Xbox Game Studios video game “Psychonauts 2.”
It is said that the “Borderlands” movie was loosely released under the video game franchise of the same name. The producers of the “Border Land” movie include Avi Arad and Ari Arad of Arad Productions and Erik Feig of Picturestart. Randy Pitchford, founder of Gearbox Entertainment Company and Borderlands franchise producer, and Strauss Zelnick, chairman and CEO of Take-Two Interactive, serve as executive producers.
Gearbox Software launched the open world first-person action RPG Borderlands series on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 as early as 2009. Since 2012, three more works have been released: Borderlands in 20122, Borderlands in 2014: Sequel and Borderlands3 in 2019. They sold a total of 66 million copies.
The Hollywood Reporter carried the official announcement from Lionsgate.