Kevin Hart’s Borderlands Movie Gets a New Addition As Jack Black Hops On the Fun Extravaganza!

Borderlands movie + Jack Black = Fun Overload!

Jack Black in Borderlands Movie

The laughter quotient of Borderlands movie just got a tenfold boost with Jack Black joining the star cast alongside Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, and Jamie Lee Curtis. Phew! Seems like it’s gonna be a rollercoaster watch after all.

The movie already boasts of a stellar lineup and with the addition of Jack Black in the cast, it seems apparent that the makers of Borderlands movie are leaving no stone unturned to make sure that, the movie sweeps off all the existing box office records!

About Black’s Character: Claptrap

Jack black is going to give his voice to one of the most iconic and funny character’s of the video game franchise: the robot Claptrap.

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The robot isn’t usually a playable character in the franchise. Black’s character CL4P-TP is not that invested in the team around him and has a sarcastic tinge to his personality. He has the job of handing out missions to the player. So, Claptrap is someone who is known to deliver, if not missions then punchlines!

According to the director Eli Roth, the robot is one of the funniest characters in the series and Black is perfect for the role. Roth revealed in a statement: “I am so excited to reunite with Jack, this time in the recording booth. Claptrap is the funniest character in the game, and Jack is perfect to bring him to the big screen.”

Before having the actor on board for Borderlands movie, Director Roth and Black have previously collaborated on the 2018 project The House With a Clock In Its Walls.

Lionsgate Motion Picture Group’s president, Nathan Kahane, is equally excited to have the 51 year old powerhouse performer on board in the line up. According to him casting Jack Black for the role was “one of the biggest no-brainer casting decisions we’ve ever made.” Kahane further elaborated saying:

“We couldn’t have been more in sync with our filmmakers and casting executives as we approached this role. Everyone who’s ever played the game knows Jack is perfect for this part. We’re thrilled he will add his endless comic energy and voice to our film — he’ll bring so much to the movie.”

Reunion for the Stars

Jack Black’s addition to Borderlands movie makes it feel like a cute little reunion for the stars onboard and that because Black and Kevin Hart have already worked together for the very successful 2019 Jumanji reboot titled: Jumanji: The Next Level. Kevin Hart plays the role of Roland, an ex-soldier-turned-mercenary, who fights the enemies in the video game series.

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Black has also worked with the chic, ultra, uber (and every other adjective we can’t think of right now) talented actress Cate Blanchett for the 2018 film by Eli Roth: The House with a Clock in Its Walls. Cate Blanchett will be seen in the movie as Lilith, one of the main protagonists, belonging to the powerful ‘siren’ class who possess incredible, superhuman powers.

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It was earlier announced that horror queen, Jamie Lee Curtis will be joining the much-awaited video game adaptation. She is going to appear on screens as Dr. Patricia Tannis, an archeologist on planet Pandora, who might possess the key to find the vault filled with ancient alien technology.

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The glistening star ensemble, post Jack Black’s addition to Borderlands movie, has got us all excited and we (Obviously duh!) can’t wait for the movie to hit the screens! We will be following up with the updates regarding the movie religiously so tune in to this space for more.

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