The Borderlands movie has officially finished filming, and project members have shared a new photo of Claptrap to celebrate the moment.
The photo (below) marks the end of production on Borderlands: The Movie. The image also gave fans their best look yet on Claptrap, which was highlighted in the blink of an eye with a clap to confirm that filming is now complete. It’s our closest take on a main character in the film, following a series of grim shots of the human characters.
Jack Black voices the sarcastic robot in the upcoming Borderlands movie, based on Gearbox’s best-selling video game series. The yellow one-wheeled robot has long been considered the mascot of the Borderlands series, so it’s understandable that fans have been clamoring for the character’s counterpart on the big screen for some time.
The Claptrap model appears to feature many characteristic parts of the video game character, including the inverted trapezoidal shape of his body, a pair of mechanical arms with attached claw-like tools, a blue circular lens for an eye, and a tire. singular. The companion robot also shares the same yellow color scheme, with a white stripe painted across its middle. It looks like Jack Black’s voice will be the only major difference from the video game version.
It comes shortly after Kevin Hart, who plays Roland, a character from the first two Borderlands games as well as The Pre-Sequel, acknowledged the team’s commitment to bringing the game to life for the live-action adaptation of the popular looter-shooter. . He assured fans that the film is taking a page out of the game in terms of visual style and overall appearance.
“The fan base that follows the game is already huge and unreal, but I don’t think they even clearly understand how close we are getting to the game. It feels like the game. It’s amazing, really amazing,” he said. he declared. revealed in a recent interview with Collider in which he spoke about the visuals and described them as unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
Borderlands Film – Cast Photos
The Borderlands movie centers on Cate Blanchett’s Lilith and her quest to return to planet Pandora to find the missing daughter of “the universe’s most powerful SOB, Atlas”. Along the way, she will meet Jamie Lee Curtis’ Dr Tannis, Gina Gershon’s Moxxi, Janina Gavankar’s Commander Knox, Jack Black’s Claptrap and Florian Munteanu’s Krieg.
The film, which is said to be loosely based on the games, is directed by Eli Roth and scripted by Craig Mazin, and is slated for release in 2022.
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