Borderlands Movie Casts Jack Black to Play Claptrap

The voice of Claptrap in the upcoming movie Borderlands has now found its actor.

The upcoming film based on the popular video game Borderlands adds Jack Black to its cast of characters and he will be portraying the crazy and sarcastic robot Claptrap. He will join several other actors like Cate Blanchett playing Lilith, Kevin Hart as Roland, and Jamie Lee Curtis as Tannis.

Director Eli roth reunites with Black and Blanchett in this upcoming Lionsgate’s movie adaptation. These three were in the 2018 family comedy The House With a Clock in Its Walls.

“I am so excited to reunite with Jack, this time in the recording booth,” Roth said. “Claptrap is the funniest character in the game, and Jack is perfect to bring him to the big screen.”

Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Nathan Kahane stated that choose Black for the role was “one of the biggest no-brainer casting decisions we’ve ever made.”

“We couldn’t have been more in sync with our filmmakers and casting executives as we approached this role,” Kahane said. “Everyone who’s ever played the game knows Jack is perfect for this part. We’re thrilled he will add his endless comic energy and voice to our film — he’ll bring so much to the movie.”

No details yet on when the Borderlands movie will be released in theaters.

Source: Variety