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#4508013 - 02/20/20 07:41 PM Borderlands the movie?  
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Well...this is both surprising and quite interesting. Being a big fan of the games I will be most curious to see how this translates to film.


https://variety.com/2020/film/news/borderlands-movie-eli-roth-lionsgate-1203509333/


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#4508014 - 02/20/20 07:46 PM Re: Borderlands the movie? [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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EXPLOSIONS!!


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#4508015 - 02/20/20 07:49 PM Re: Borderlands the movie? [Re: DBond]  
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Originally Posted by DBond
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If he was still alive I would say that Randy "Macho Man" Savage would have been the perfect person to cast as Mr. Torgue.

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#4508016 - 02/20/20 07:52 PM Re: Borderlands the movie? [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Eli Roth? That name means wait for the red box.

#4508017 - 02/20/20 07:55 PM Re: Borderlands the movie? [Re: NoFlyBoy]  
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Originally Posted by NoFlyBoy
Eli Roth? That name means wait for the red box.



I just looked at his directing credits and he has mostly done horror movies. I haven't seen any of this films.


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#4508018 - 02/20/20 08:13 PM Re: Borderlands the movie? [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by PanzerMeyer
If he was still alive I would say that Randy "Macho Man" Savage would have been the perfect person to cast for as Mr. Torgue.




Good call. I suspect I will not like the movie, if I see it. I don't place the same sort of value on film as others do, as I reckon it's mostly sh!t. But I could be pleasantly surprised by this. I struggle to imagine Borderlands as a live action project though. It's as if the whacky nature of it needs to be animated (CGI is the next best thing I suppose). Can they pull it off? Time will tell (if it ever makes it to release)

But I love the games, and the potential is there for something really epic. I will expect failure so that I am not disappointed smile

With Randy Pitchford involved I guess we'll have to put up with a fake Claptrap again.


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#4508019 - 02/20/20 08:35 PM Re: Borderlands the movie? [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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He make sick horror films.


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