Oh, Cate Blanchett Is Starring In The Borderlands Movie

Oh, Cate Blanchett Is Starring In The Borderlands Movie
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Well, this is awkward. Despite my best efforts to persuade her otherwise, Cate Blanchett has officially signed up to take part in the upcoming Borderlands movie, where she’ll be playing Lilith.

The news wasn’t announced by Blanchett or her people, but by director Eli Roth, who told EW “I’m so lucky to have the amazing Cate Blanchett starring in Borderlands.”

No shit.

My ambivalence for this entire project has been made clear already—this is “an arsehole directing a movie based on a series whose last outing was written for 11 year-old Rick & Morty fans”—and I think Blanchett is better than this.

But whatever, maybe this is why I write about video games for eight hours a day and don’t work as an agent in Hollywood.


  • Why I agree that Blanchett should not be in this movie as Lilith (Moxy would have been better) I think you need to get over it. Its not like your going to go whatch it, so why do you care?

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