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Janina Gavankar Nabs Key Role in Eli Roth’s Borderlands Movie

Janina Gavankar nabs key role in Eli Roth’s live-action Borderlands movie As production continues on Eli Roth’s Borderlands movie, Deadline brings word that Janina Gavankar (Blindspotting) has officially been cast for a key role in Lionsgate’s upcoming live-action film adaptation of the popular video game series. Gavankar is set to portray the role of Commander Knoxx, who is a all-new character created just for the film. “An all-new character I named specifically for this story. Janina will ...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Netflix, Pandora, Sony, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Roland, Blanchett, Randy Pitchford, Knoxx, Haley Bennett, James Myers, Krom, Borderlands, ComingSoon


Eli Roth’s Borderlands Movie Adds Olivier Richters as Krom

Eli Roth’s Borderlands movie adds Olivier Richters as Krom Following the recent casting of Golden Globe nominee Edgar Ramirez as Atlas, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that professional bodybuilder Olivier Richters has been tapped to portray another villain character in Eli Roth’s upcoming film adaptation of Borderlands. The Dutch athlete-turned-actor is set to play the role of Krom, who is being described as the terrifying leader of the psycho bandits that rule Pandora. The character onl...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Lionsgate, Pandora, Sony, Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Roland, Golden Globe, Krieg, Richter, Blanchett, Edgar Ramirez, Randy Pitchford, Haley Bennett


Borderlands Film Will Exist in Different Universe Than Game

Borderlands Film will exist in different universe than game The Borderlands film recently announced Edgar Ramirez in a leading role as we learn more about the film as the shoot begins. Randy Pitchford, executive producer of the Borderlands video game franchise and founder of Gearbox Entertainment Company, took to Twitter to clarify the film’s relationship to the universe. Pitchford stated that “The Borderlands Cinematic Universe is not identical to the Borderlands Videogame Universe. We are ...
Tags: Movies, Pandora, Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Roland, Krieg, Edgar Ramirez, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Haley Bennett, James Myers, Borderlands, ComingSoon, Movie News, Erik Feig


Edgar Ramirez Joins Eli Roth’s All-Star Borderlands Movie

Edgar Ramirez joins Eli Roth’s all-star Borderlands movie As production continues on Eli Roth’s Borderlands adaptation, Golden Globe nominee Edgar Ramirez (The Undoing) has officially signed on to join the star-studded cast of upcoming film adaptation in the role of Atlas, who is being described as a business titan and arms manufacturer and is also the most powerful person in the universe. Though not technically a character from the video game franchise, Atlas doe have a basis in the source ...
Tags: Games, Movies, Video Games, Lionsgate, Pandora, Sony, Kevin Hart, Lincoln Center, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Roland, Golden Globe, Krieg, Edgar Ramirez, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software


Eli Roth’s Star-Studded Borderlands Movie Begins Production

Eli Roth’s star-studded Borderlands movie begins production Love and Monsters star Ariana Greenblatt took to Twitter to share a behind-the-scenes set photo, confirming that production on Eli Roth’s live-action film adaptation of the hit video game series Borderlands has officially begun in Hungary. The action-comedy film has been in-development since 2015, which was six years after Gearbox Software launched the first game of the series back in 2009. Featuring Greenblatt and Roth, you can che...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Pandora, Hungary, Sony, Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Roland, Roth, Greenblatt, Tom Holland, Craig Mazin, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Haley Bennett


Haley Bennett Joins Eli Roth’s Borderlands in New Key Role

Haley Bennett joins Eli Roth’s Borderlands in new key role With a cast already full of characters from the game franchise itself, Eli Roth’s adaptation of Borderlands has continued to grow its roster with the addition of Haley Bennett (The Devil All the Time) in the role of a new character to the universe! RELATED: Eli Roth’s Borderlands Casts Florian Munteanu as Krieg It was announced in May 2020 that Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett (Carol, Blue Jasmine, The Aviator) will lead the cas...
Tags: Games, Movies, Video Games, Lionsgate, Time, Pandora, Emmy, Jack Black, Eli Roth, Hart, Krieg, Tina, Craig Mazin, Randy Pitchford, Haley Bennett, Borderlands


Eli Roth’s Borderlands Casts Florian Munteanu as Krieg

Eli Roth’s Borderlands casts Florian Munteanu as Krieg After casting Ariana Greenblatt (Love and Monsters) as the character’s ward Tiny Tim, the roster for Eli Roth’s Borderlands adaptation is continuing to expand as Creed II star and former heavyweight boxer Florian Munteanu has signed on to star as Krieg. RELATED: Ariana Greenblatt to Play Tiny Tina in Eli Roth’s Borderlands if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ admiral_status = readAdmiralC...
Tags: Games, Movies, Video Games, Pandora, Emmy, Jack Black, Eli Roth, Hart, Roth, Krieg, Tina, Florian, Craig Mazin, Randy Pitchford, Borderlands, Movie News


Ariana Greenblatt to Play Tiny Tina in Eli Roth’s Borderlands

Ariana Greenblatt to Play Tiny Tina in Eli Roth’s Borderlands Ariana Greenblatt is set to play Tiny Tina in Eli Roth’s movie adaptation of the best-selling video game franchise Borderlands after a worldwide casting search. Greenblatt will join Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jack Black in the film. Last year, Greenblatt starred in Love and Monsters for Paramount, The One and Only Ivan for Disney, and had a voice role in Warner Bros.’ Scoob!. The actress will now take on Tiny...
Tags: Games, Movies, Ariana Greenblatt, Lionsgate, Movie News


Jack Black Joins Eli Roth’s Borderlands as Claptrap

Jack Black joins Eli Roth’s Borderlands as Claptrap Just a few days after adding Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween) to the cast, Eli Roth’s Borderlands continues to expand its roster and set up a reunion between the House With a Clock in Its Walls filmmaker and Jack Black as the star has signed on to portray the beloved robot companion Claptrap. The film also marks a reunion between Jumanji stars Black and Kevin Hart. RELATED: Jamie Lee Curtis Joins Eli Roth’s Borderlands Film...
Tags: Games, Movies, Video Games, Pandora, Kevin Hart, Emmy, Jack, Jack Black, Eli Roth, Hart, Golden Globe, Roth, Kevin Winter Getty, Craig Mazin, Randy Pitchford, Nathan Kahane


Jamie Lee Curtis Joins Eli Roth’s Borderlands Film Adaptation

Jamie Lee Curtis joins Eli Roth’s Borderlands film adaptation After already landing a two-time Oscar winner and Emmy nominee to its cast, Eli Roth’s in-development film adaptation of 2K Games’ Borderlands franchise is expanding its cast even further with the addition of two-time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis (Knives Out) as iconic archeologist Tannis! RELATED: Borderlands: Kevin Hart Joins Eli Roth’s Video Game Adaptation if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { ...
Tags: Games, Movies, Video Games, Amc, Pandora, Emmy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Eli Roth, Craig, Jamie, AARP, Golden Globe, Roth, Eli, Craig Mazin, Randy Pitchford


Borderlands: Kevin Hart Joins Eli Roth’s Video Game Adaptation

Borderlands: Kevin Hart Joins Eli Roth’s Video Game Adaptation TheWrap brings word that Emmy nominee Kevin Hart (Ride Along, Central Intelligence, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle) has joined Cate Blanchett in filmmaker Eli Roth’s upcoming Borderlands video game adaptation feature for Lionsgate after months of negotiations. if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAuto...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Kevin Hart, Emmy, Cate Blanchett, David Fincher, Eli Roth, Roland, Hart, Kevin, Roth, Craig Mazin, Randy Pitchford, Borderlands, Movie News, Erik Feig


Cate Blanchett Officially Boards Eli Roth’s Borderlands!

Cate Blanchett Officially Boards Eli Roth’s Borderlands! Lionsgate has announced that two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett (Carol, Blue Jasmine, The Aviator) has closed a deal to star in director Eli Roth’s adaptation of Borderlands! The project reunites Blanchett with Roth after starring in the director’s hit film The House with a Clock in Its Walls, which opened #1 at the box office. RELATED: Cate Blanchett in Talks to Portray Lilith in Borderlands! Blanchett will lead the cast as L...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, House, Caa, Thor, Emmy, Cate Blanchett, James Gray, Eli Roth, Janelle Monae, Adam Mckay, Don, Roth, Cate, Blanchett, Craig Mazin


Cate Blanchett in Talks To Portray Lilith in Borderlands!

Cate Blanchett in talks to portray Lilith in Borderlands! Lionsgate’s adaptation of the hit Gearbox Software game franchise Borderlands is taking major strides as not only did they land Eli Roth (The House With a Clock In Its Walls) to helm the adaptation but now Thor: Ragnarok‘s Cate Blanchett has entered talks to portray siren Lilith, according to Variety. RELATED: Eli Roth to Direct Borderlands Movie Adaptation for Lionsgate Roth is directing the project on a script from Craig Mazin (Ch...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Lionsgate, House, Paul Feig, Cate Blanchett, Eli Roth, Blanchett, Avi, Randy Pitchford, James Myers, Ragnarok, Borderlands, Movie News, Erik Feig, Strauss Zelnick


Gearbox Announces Brothers in Arms TV Series in Development

Gearbox Announces Brothers in Arms TV Series in Development Video game developer Gearbox Software has revealed that six-hear dormant franchise Brothers in Arms is coming back to life in a new fashion as it has begun development on a TV series adaptation of the first-person shooter, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Eli Roth to Direct Borderlands Movie Adaptation for Lionsgate The series, which will be based on the truth-inspired World War II game franchise and showrun by Scott ...
Tags: Games, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, Normandy, TV News, Hobbs, Eli Roth, South, Brothers, Shaw, Rosenbaum, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Video Game News, Pitchford


Borderlands 3 bridges the gap between citizen science and blockbuster games

The Borderlands series has long-offered players a chaotic loot scramble of explosive cel-shaded cartoon violence and intricately-tuned shooting that leaves anything that isn’t the fun part on the cutting room floor. It’s like the gaming equivalent of a very large, very rich dessert—and what if, by eating dessert, you could also make the world better? Imagine. Borderlands 3 publisher 2K and developer Gearbox Software is elevating the series’ latest game to lofty new ideals with a new in-game expe...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Science, Tech, Research, UC San Diego School of Medicine, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Borderlands Science, McGill University the Microsetta Initiative


Gearbox employees reportedly denied promised Borderlands 3 royalty bonuses

CEO Randy Pitchford said that the game was expensive to make
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Gearbox, Borderlands 3


Sources: Despite Huge Sales, Borderlands 3 Developers Are Getting Stiffed On Bonuses

The video game Borderlands 3 was a big sales success when it launched last fall, according to its publisher, 2K, which described it as “a billion-dollar global brand.” That’s why it was shocking to employees at Gearbox, the developer of the game, when the studio’s CEO, Randy Pitchford, told them yesterday that they…Read more...
Tags: Science, Kotakucore, Randy Pitchford, Borderlands, Gearbox, Borderlands 3


Eli Roth to Direct Borderlands Movie Adaptation for Lionsgate

Eli Roth to direct Borderlands movie adaptation for Lionsgate Lionsgate has announced that Eli Roth (Hostel, Death Wish, The House with a Clock in Its Walls), is set to helm the motion picture adaptation of Borderlands, based on the bestselling PC and console gaming experience from developer Gearbox Software and publisher 2K. RELATED: Run Trailer: Sarah Paulson Stars in Lionsgate’s New Horror Thriller As director, Roth joins the team led by producers Avi Arad and Ari Arad, who produce through...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Lionsgate, Paul Feig, Emmy, Sarah Paulson, Eli Roth, Craig, Roth, Eli, Randy Pitchford, James Myers, Nathan Kahane, Borderlands, ComingSoon, Movie News


What We Can Learn From a Game Studio Co-Founder’s Public Tirade

It should have been a celebration. It’s been more than four years since the last “Borderlands” game and more than six since the last developed by series creator Gearbox. Instead, the “Borderlands 3” reveal has been almost entirely overshadowed by the behavior of Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford. A days-long, profanity-laden campaign directed at Game Informer […]
Tags: Opinion, Columns, Randy Pitchford, 2K Games, Gearbox, 2K Sports, In-Game Economy


Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford Accused of Physical Assault by Claptrap Voice Actor

“Borderlands'” Claptrap voice actor David Eddings says Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford physically assaulted him in 2017, he explained in a series of tweets on Monday. Gearbox is the developer behind the “Borderlands” series, including the upcoming “Borderlands 3.” Eddings is in an ongoing dispute with Pitchford, which seems to have stemmed from tensions around the […]
Tags: News, Randy Pitchford, David Eddings, Pitchford, Take-two Interactive, Borderlands 3, Video Game Industry, Claptrap Controversy, Claptrap Voice Actor


Watch the ‘Borderlands 3’ Stream Here

Gearbox is ready to show off gameplay in the upcoming “Borderlands 3” in a livestream on Wednesday, and you can watch it all right here on Variety. The “Borderlands 3 Worldwide Gameplay Reveal” stream starts at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST) via the official “Borderlands” Twitch channel, embedded below: For a little peek (26 […]
Tags: News, Twitch, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox, Borderlands 3, ` Borderlands


Gearbox CEO Defends Epic Games Store and ‘Borderlands 3’ Exclusivity

Earlier this month, developer Gearbox Software revealed the PC version of its anticipated co-op shooter “Borderlands 3” is coming exclusively to the Epic Games Store. This created some blowback from fans who prefer Valve’s digital storefront Steam. Gearbox founder and CEO Randy Pitchford defending the decision in a lengthy Twitter thread on Saturday (helpfully recreated […]
Tags: News, Steam, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Borderlands 3, Epic Games Store, Steam Gearbox


Borderlands 3 will be an Epic Games-store exclusive on PC

Borderlands 3 is releasing in 2019 and PC players will have to purchase it via the Epic Games store if they want it at launch. Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford took to Twitter to share his opinion on the exclusivity and more. The post Borderlands 3 will be an Epic Games-store exclusive on PC appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Randy Pitchford, Borderlands 3, Epic Games Store


Gearbox Announces ‘Tiny Tina’s Robot Tea Party’ Card Game

During Gearbox’s PAX East 2019 presentation, Randy Pitchford took to the stage to show off a new card game in the “Borderlands” universe. “Tiny Tina’s Robot Tea Party” is the first “Borderlands” tea party of its kind, and is available for purchase on the PAX East show floor. The game was created as part of […]
Tags: News, Tina, Randy Pitchford, Borderlands, Gearbox, Tiny Tina's Robot Tea Party, Robot Tea Party


The Borderlands 3 reveal was a mess, but hey, we’re getting the game

Gearbox Software today revealed its latest game, Borderlands 3, at the PAX East Conference. Just about everything that could go wrong did go wrong, but at least the game looks cool. No, I’m not exaggerating — it was a shitshow. It started with Randy Pitchford doing his own version of one of those “Here are all the easter eggs you missed in the Borderlands teaser” YouTube videos. He even took time to point out things in the teaser that wouldn’t be in the game. “We threw that in there because we’r...
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A lawsuit accuses the CEO behind the blockbuster 'Borderlands' video games of lewd behavior and pocketing a secret $12 million bonus

Video game studio Gearbox Software is engaged in contentious legal battle with the company's former general counsel, Wade Callender. Gearbox initially filed a lawsuit against Callender alleging that he misused company funds for to pay for tuition, a home loan, and other personal expenses. In a countersuit, Callender leveled multiple serious allegations against Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford, accusing Pitchford of taking a $12 million bonus that was intended as an advance against profits of "Borde...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Trends, Usb, Dallas, Dallas Morning News, Wade, Kotaku, State Bar of Texas, Callender, Randy Pitchford, Borderlands, Pitchford, Gearbox, Sega Sony, Wade Callender


Gearbox: Allegations Meritless, Plans to File Grievance With State Bar

“Borderlands” creator Gearbox Software called allegations levied against it and CEO Randy Pitchford “meritless allegations” and that the company plans to file a grievance against Wade Callender, the former general counsel of “Borderlands” developer Gearbox Software that is suing them. In the lurid lawsuit, Callendar accuses Pitchford, among other things, of negotiating a secret $12 million executive bonus with […]
Tags: News, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Pitchford, Callendar, Wade Callender


Former Gearbox Lawyer Accuses CEO of Lewd Behavior, Taking Secret $12M Bonus

Wade Callender, the former general counsel of “Borderlands” developer Gearbox Software, is suing the company and its CEO, Randy Pitchford. In a court petition full of sensational allegations, he accuses Pitchford of, among other things, negotiating a secret $12 million executive bonus with publisher Take-Two Interactive. Callender first met Pitchford in the 1980s and the […]
Tags: News, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Pitchford, Wade Callender, Take Two Interactive Callender


Personal Assistant Allegedly Stole Millions From Gearbox CEO

A Texas man is accused of stealing millions of dollars from Gearbox Software CEO and co-founder Randy Pitchford and his wife, Kristy, according to Dallas News. Gearbox Software is a video game publisher based in Frisco, Texas. It’s perhaps best known for its first-person shooter franchises “Borderlands” and “Duke Nukem.” John Wright Martin worked for […]
Tags: Texas, News, Frisco Texas, Kristy, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Dallas News Gearbox Software, Duke Nukem John Wright Martin


Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford Has Allegedly Lost Millions To His Personal Assistant

According to a recent report, Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford has reportedly lost more than $3 million to an assistant who worked for him and his wife for only a few years.
Tags: Religion, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software