Jamie Lee Curtis is becoming a member of the solid of director Eli Roth’s upcoming Borderlands film, Collider reported earlier at present. The storied actress is becoming a member of comic Kevin Hart, who is about to play Roland, and Cate Blanchett, solid as Lilith, within the movie.
Curtis has been solid within the Borderlands movie because the character Patricia Tannis, an archeologist that seems in all three video games. “Working with the enduring Jamie Lee Curtis has been a life lengthy dream of mine, and I’m so excited for her to carry her humor, heat and brilliance to the function of Tannis,” Roth mentioned in regards to the casting.
Most not too long ago, Curtis appeared in Rian Johnson’s 2019 murder-mystery Knives Out alongside an all-star solid, that includes Ana De Armas, Daniel Craig, and Chris Evans. She additionally reprised her function as Laurie Strode in 2018’s Halloween reboot, directed by David Gordon Inexperienced. Curtis has had a prolific profession spanning greater than 4 many years, beginning together with her debut within the very first Halloween as Strode.
“Jamie is exclusive in that her characters have depth and gravitas, however are additionally all the time massively entertaining – she instructions the display,” Lionsgate president of movement photos Nathan Kahane instructed Collider. “At this level, Jamie is like household to us after bringing a lot to Knives Out and internet hosting final summer time’s ‘Lionsgate Reside’ fundraiser to assist theater employees, [so] we couldn’t be extra thrilled to be working together with her once more.”
The Borderlands film is about to start filming in Budapest this yr. The movie’s script was written by Craig Mazin, the creator of HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries. Mazin can be hooked up to the upcoming tv adaptation of The Final of Us, additionally coming from HBO, engaged on the collection as a author and co-executive producer alongside the sport’s artistic director Neil Druckmann.
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