Kevin Hart Borderlands Movie Will See Him As A Ex-Soldier Turned Mercenary

Kevin Hart will be seen in Eli Roth’s Borderlands.

Kevin Hart Borderlands movie is all set to be started!

The actor has officially signed for the project after months of negotiations. Kevin Hart is all set to play “Roland”, the skilled soldier who fights the enemies in the video games and is basically considered the second protagonist after Lilith played by Cate Blanchett.

This would be a serious role for the actor after his iconic comic roles in movies like Jumanji. Although this would be a lot similar to his past movies as fans will see Hart in another gaming adventure movie.

The actor also announced the news on his Instagram with the caption, “This is a BIG one….So excited to be working with Cate Blanchett & Eli Roth on such an amazing project. “Borderlands” …..Wooooooow. God is gooooooood!!!!! Let’s goooooooo #HustleHart

Kevin Hart Borderlands movie onboarding reports came first from The Illuminerdi back in December 2020. But now, it’s been official that Kevin Hart is onto this adventurous journey.

The Borderlands video game came in 2009 with Gearbox Software, and the latest Borderlands 3 came in September 2019, selling over 11 million units. Borderlands 2 sold 24 million copies, becoming the biggest franchise in the game series. The video game sold more than 66 million units in a total of the series worldwide.

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The Cabin Fever famous Eli Roth will be directing the movie along with Emmy-winner Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin as the writer. Avi Arad and Ari Arad are producing Borderlands via their Arad Productions banner. Erik Feig is producing through Picturestart. The executive producers are Randy Pitchford, executive producer of the Borderlands video game franchise and founder of the Gearbox Entertainment Company, and Strauss Zelnick, chairman, and CEO of Take-Two Interactive.

Along with Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett will also be seen in the movie. The director also promises to cast Borderlands Cosplayers in the movie to honor the fans of the series. Although more of the details are kept under wraps for the movie.

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“I’m thrilled to be working with Kevin,” said Roth. “‘Borderlands’ is a different kind of role for him, and we are excited to thrill audiences with a side of Kevin they’ve never seen before. He’s going to be an amazing Roland.”

Lionsgate Motion Picture Group President Nathan Kahane adds, “Kevin has been behind some of the world’s biggest blockbusters, and our source material is inspired by one of the world’s best-selling video games. We love the way our filmmaking team has adapted this story and we couldn’t be in better creative hands.”

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