Eli Roth to Direct ‘Borderlands’ Movie Based on Hit Video Game for Lionsgate

Eli Roth is set to direct a feature adaptation of the hit video game Borderlands for Lionsgate, the studio announced on Thursday. Two-time Emmy winner Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) wrote the latest draft of the script, and the film will be produced by Avi Arad and Ari Arad via their Arad Productions banner, as well as Erik Feig and his company Picturestart. Executive producers are Randy Pitchford, the founder of Gearbox Software who serves as the executive producer of the Borderlands video game franchise, and Strauss Zelnick, chairman and CEO of Take-Two Interactive. The game’s story focuses on a group of four Vault…

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